Tag Archives: cooperative ministries

Volunteerism

I stood back and observed as men pulled groceries from shelves and filled bags with what the waiting women would turn into meals to feed their families. In what might have been a somber setting, I was struck by all … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Eighteen year old B sat down one evening in the privacy of her own bedroom to write a note. With her pen posed above a notebook of ruled paper, she thought back over the last two years. During that time … Continue reading

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It’s About Giving

The morning came when I was to volunteer for Rainbow Village. They were moving their offices from the original location in Norcross to a new address in Duluth, and I had offered to help with the move. As I prepared … Continue reading

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Witness the Need

A man in a battered van piled high with ladders and covered in paint spatter pulls into the parking lot and lets his wife, baby in arms, out at the curb. They chat only briefly; he is headed to work. … Continue reading

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