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dateAugust 24, 2009 userPosted by:

August Green Room Recap & Next Steps

Sunday’s Green Room provide an opportunity to determine the support coming out of the 1,287 event, review current initiatives and set a couple new things in motion. We spent a little time covering the events of the past month to include: 1,287 Event 1,287 Survey Results The other activities that took place while

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dateAugust 22, 2009 userPosted by:

Shear Kindness at Kid’s Blitz

On August 3rd and 5th, the Samaritan Community Center and the United Way of NW Arkansas held their annual back to school kid’s blitz to help disadvantaged children in our communities get ready to head back to school fully prepared.  In total over 1,000 kids were helped! News Article in Benton County Daily Record:  Ready for School

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dateAugust 15, 2009 userPosted by:

A day at home…

It was a fairly cool morning despite it being August, so it was refreshing to spend some time at “home”. It had been a couple months since my last 2nd Saturday out at Restoration Village and the Children’s Advocacy Center, so I was anxious to sink my hands into the soil and do some good

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dateAugust 12, 2009 userPosted by:

World Garden shows how caring for community is central to their mission…

in one follow-up story from 1,287, KFSM ran a story on World Garden’s Banana Bread Story and Feeding Program in the works. KFSM Channel 5 News Story – World Garden Banana Bread

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dateAugust 9, 2009 userPosted by:

August Fayetteville Laundry Love Project

From Ryan Rusch… Another successful night at LLP. When I pulled into the parking lot of the Britewash Laundromat, I thought “oh no, we’re not going to be able to do all of these people’s laundry.” I am not sure if the word has spread or if the slow economy is causing more folks to

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dateAugust 4, 2009 userPosted by:

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Story – World Garden Meal project born from free bread

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Story by Evie Bland – World Garden Meal project born from free bread BENTONVILLE — Truckloads of fresh fruit and vegetables once bound for the garbage now form the basis of meals for hundreds of financially struggling Northwest Arkansas residents. What started with a few loaves of banana bread made from brown spotty

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dateAugust 2, 2009 userPosted by:

SPOTLIGHT LAUNDRY LOVE PROJECT : Project designed for clean starts

SPOTLIGHT LAUNDRY LOVE PROJECT : Project designed for clean starts Ryan Rusch says the aim of the Cobblestone Project is “to have a community without needs.” It’s a lofty ideal for an effort whose name connotes a kind of street. But like an old neighborhood, Cobblestone is backed by an ever-growing number of hands reaching

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dateAugust 1, 2009 userPosted by:

Cobblestone Project August Update & 1,287 Next Steps

Click here to view and download our the Aug Newsletter Update and learn how to get involved in 1,287 next steps. Cobblestone Project Update – Aug 1, 2009

dateAugust 1, 2009 userPosted by:

The Morning News – Area Residents ‘Sleep Out’ For Homelessness

The Morning News – Area Residents ‘Sleep Out’ For Homelessness (By Bettina Lehovec) (images property of The Morning News) FAYETEVILLE — Judy Daniels was evicted from her trailer in April, after the landlord neglected to pay the lot rent, she said. She’s spent the last three months in a tent in south Fayetteville, one of

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