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dateJanuary 29, 2009 userPosted by:

Walmart & Sam’s Club ISD Coat Drive yields big results, but this is only 1/2 of the story…

It’s been a true pleasure to get to know Joshua Segraves. His passion for making a difference in the world is incredible, so when he called two weeks ago we couldn’t let this story go without being told. This story is about how people can make a difference in the world around them by just

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dateJanuary 26, 2009 userPosted by:

A new tile floor for the Lodge @ Restoration Village, but is it really about the tile?

Another great day at Restoration Village as a group of volunteers took an extra Saturday to put in a new tile floor in the Lodge. It’s impossible to capture all the stories of the incredible people who selfishly give of themselves and their time to lend a helping hand.  However, these are the types of

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dateJanuary 24, 2009 userPosted by:

800+ lbs of Food Donated to Samaritan Community Center…

It was an unbelievable outpooring of support by Cave Springs neighborhoods:  Weston Hills and Wellington. Together these neighbors donated over 800+ lbs of food that was given to the Samaritan Community Center in Rogers.  In talking with the folks at the Samaritan Community Center, we know that this food will be given away very quickly

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dateJanuary 15, 2009 userPosted by:

The “Why?” Syndrome…Laundry Love Project Rogers Launch

For those of you have been around a two year old for any extended length of time know the syndrome. The constant, persistent search to know why! When we began Laundry Love in Fayetteville, the overwhelming response was to understand just that…..WHY? Our first Rogers Laundry Love was held last week, and it proved to

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dateJanuary 14, 2009 userPosted by:

Sleeping Bags with a lot of love already in them…

Huge thank you to Melanie Allen from Disney Consumer Products for helping to coordinate the donation of some children’s and adults sleeping bags for the Cobblestone Project to distribute. First of all, why are sleeping bags so valuable?  There are so many ways that they are used… 1.  Seven Hills Homeless Shelter can distribute them

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dateJanuary 10, 2009 userPosted by:

Restoration Village Service Day…A Great Day in a Great Room!

Special thanks to everyone who participated in January’s Restoration Village Service day…what a great day in a Great Room. Saturday’s service day offered a unique chance for all of the volunteers to spend time together in the same room and stay nice a warm. It was a true joy to spend some time putting on

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dateJanuary 6, 2009 userPosted by:

The Love in Florida…

Over a Thanksgiving dinner, a family gathers to share their love of serving those around. One thing leads to another and a Cobblestone Project connection takes place. Here’s the story from the perspective of one that was there… “We heard of Jacob’s affinity for helping those in need and how the family has participated in

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dateJanuary 4, 2009 userPosted by:

January’s Laundry Love Project Fayetteville

January’s Laundry Love Project Fayetteville was amazing…but that goes without saying at this point. While still a busy night, the evening was little calmer than previous month’s. Our hope is that this month, maybe…just maybe, things are looking a little brighter for our friends that have been coming in the past. However, still some new

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