Celebrating Earth Day with Project 7

Thursday, April 19th is Earth Day & the Cobblestone Project is partnering with Project 7 to “Save the Earth” by planting fruit trees that will provide food for families in Northwest Arkansas. Project 7 has teamed up with Walmart, Caribou Coffee, and other retailers to plant 2 million fruit trees back into the earth through the sale of their “Save the Earth” products. 2 million trees that will combat deforestation, fight erosion, provide oxygen, add moisture to the air, and provide food for families. The great news is that some of those fruit...

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Present in the City: Grace

Wednesday March 14, 2012 – Wednesday March 14, 2012 Fellowship Bible Church NWA Map and Directions | Register Description: The Cobblestone Project & People of the Second Chance invite you to gather for an evening that promises to radically transform your understanding of grace and second chances. Please plan on joining us on Wed, March 14th at 6pm as we gather as a community and raise a banner of grace. (click to download “Present in the City:  Grace” printable announcement posters) Mike Foster We are lucky to have Mike Foster as the keynote speaker for Present in the...

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Walmart “12 Days of Giving” Selects 3 Bags in 2 Days

We are so thankful to share that 3 Bags in 2 Days has been selected as a part of Walmart’s “12 Days of Giving” campaign.  We are overjoyed and blown away to have been nominated and selected; however, we know it is only because of every single person who has come alongside these efforts in Northwest Arkansas. This is a reflection of your work, your dedication, and your compassion!  And now we have the opportunity to empower these efforts of making small bags of compassion tools to the restoration of dignity, hope, and love. Thank you Northwest Arkansas!  We are humbled and...

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2012 Farm Harvest Share Subscriptions on Sale

We are happy to announce that 2012 Harvest Share Subscriptions are now available for purchase (limited number available). The Farm’s Harvest Share Subscription program is designed to allow “certified naturally grown” food to be purchased from The Farm in order to enable food to be distribute to the hungry in our community. However, it does more than simply deliver food.  The Harvest Share program also creates economic development in the form of jobs and educational opportunities to students in local schools to provide solutions to ending hunger and poverty in our...

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Shear Kindness Helps Students Get Ready for First Day of School

Searching for relief from an unyielding economy and battling relentless heat for weeks on end make it difficult for anyone to think even leaving the house…much less about buying school supplies and spending a little extra for haircuts. Every year, Samaritan Community Center offers relief to thousands of families before school starts by providing backpacks full of school supplies for kids of all ages. Shear Kindness had the privilege of partnering to help connect local salons to provide free haircuts, making hundreds of kids feel special and look great for school. We had the...

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