Archive for February, 2009

dateFebruary 27, 2009 userPosted by:

1st Cobblestone Project Green Room produces some amazing ideas, next steps and ways to plug in…

It was an encouraging evening at the Green Room as ideas flew across the room from people with sincere hearts wanting to make a difference in their communities.  Plans were shared, connections where made and some beautiful things emerged. Here is a small list of the next steps that people will be working on over the

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dateFebruary 25, 2009 userPosted by:

Laundry Love Project Fayetteville – Stories of Hope, a Life that is Weathering the Storm and Part 2 of the Walmart ISD Coat Drive

The reality of Laundry Love Project is two-fold.  Sometimes there is hope in watching the progress of some, yet sometimes the extremity of the need seems almost defeating… Below are is an email from Ryan Rusch ( when I asked him if there were any stories that he wanted to share from February’s Laundry Love

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dateFebruary 19, 2009 userPosted by:

Ark Democrat Gazette News Report: Homeless numbers rise 10%

Ark Democrat Gazette News Report: Homeless numbers rise 10%…more children without a permanent residence drove a 10 percent increase…(more)

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dateFebruary 17, 2009 userPosted by:

Rogers Laundry Love Project Starting to take the Shape of a Small Community

It would seem like any other get together. Kids running around laughing, women talking about families, men grouped together sharing stories of their own. You would expect to see this in any backyard or living room in America, not in a laundry mat. However, that was the scene from February’s Laundry Love Project in Rogers.

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dateFebruary 10, 2009 userPosted by:

Chainsaws + Gasoline = Community

Thanks to some incredible volunteers, a few chainsaws and a little gasoline…Feb 7th & 8th’s NW Arkansas Ice Storm Clean-up was incredible. There are some sore backs and arms out there today… It’s truly amazing to see how many people have a sincere desire to help their neighbors and make a difference.  It’s also a

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dateFebruary 9, 2009 userPosted by:

Times are getting more difficult here in NW Arkansas…actions plans being developed at Cobblestone Project Green Room

Times are becoming more difficult here in NW Arkansas and this article from Sunday’s paper seems to demonstrate this very clearly. It’s a sobering article that demonstrates the need is great and will become greater. Ark Democrat-Gazette Article:  Nonprofits battling to keep pace with growing need ( The Cobblestone Project will be discussing this article,

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