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NWANews.com – Homeless Population Grows At Rogers Schools

From NWANews.com Homeless Population Grows At Rogers Schools By Caleb Fort Friday, December 25, 2009 The Rogers School District has faced an increase in homeless students this year, and the district’s director of counseling expects the number to keep increasing. The district makes a special effort to accommodate homeless students, providing clothes and bussing them

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dateDecember 18, 2009 userPosted by:

On the front lines – Jon Woodward shares some thoughts

…Jon Woodward is the Executive Director of Seven Hills Homeless Center & we asked him to share a few thoughts on homelessness in NW Arkansas & a few simple ways that our community can help. A single woman falls off a ladder has to go on medical leave from her job. A mother abandons her husband

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dateDecember 12, 2009 userPosted by:

Help Portrait in NW Arkansas

12/12/09 saw Help Portrait come to NW Arkansas in the form of Help Portrait NWA.  Help Portrait is a movement of photographers who are using their time and energy to give back to the under-resourced in our community.  What an incredible expression of love for our community by people using their gifts and talents to

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dateDecember 7, 2009 userPosted by:

a Community D.C.

Four months ago, Jody Thorton (owner of JJ’s Grill) & Scott Page (Community Pastor at Fellowship Bible Church) sat across the table from each other with the shared desire to help meet the needs of the under-resourced in our community. The dreamed of a way to freely collect & redistribute needed staple items to local

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dateDecember 7, 2009 userPosted by:

Our Step Christmas Challenge

We are excited & thankful to one NW Arkansas family that is issuing a Christmas Challenge to help support the Our Step program and provide homes for those without. What is Our Step? Our Step is a collaborative housing initiative started by Seven Hills Homeless Shelter, Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter, Samaritan Community Center and the

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dateDecember 4, 2009 userPosted by:

Update on Oct story “Family of 5 without Parents is in Need”

In early October we were alerted of a situation here in NW Arkansas that captured our hearts.  A family of 5 children that were without their parents was in need of some big help.  In order to help, their grandmother offered to serve as their caretaker; however, the living situation had forced her to spend

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dateDecember 4, 2009 userPosted by:

An Old Man’s Hat that Changes Christmas?

Last night a small group of friends, old & new, gathered in a rock house in Fayetteville to get a head start on the celebration of this coming Christmas season. However, this night was different from most because rather than a traditional holiday gathering that was spent eating, drinking and laughing, it was an evening

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