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dateMay 23, 2012 userPosted by:

30 Days 4 Change!

April was a whirlwind of a month, and we loved every minute of it! The students at Bentonville High School who participated in “30 Days 4 Change” did an amazing job. With the help of Scott Herron, Teacher and Student Advisor, the groups were able to accomplish a tremendous amount for local organizations. We are

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dateDecember 23, 2011 userPosted by:

Walmart “12 Days of Giving” Selects 3 Bags in 2 Days

We are so thankful to share that 3 Bags in 2 Days has been selected as a part of Walmart’s “12 Days of Giving” campaign.  We are overjoyed and blown away to have been nominated and selected; however, we know it is only because of every single person who has come alongside these efforts in

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dateNovember 14, 2011 userPosted by:

NW Arkansas Community Fact Sheet: Hope 2011

Hope 2011: 3rd Annual Community Service -Focused Event for Northwest Arkansas Northwest Arkansas Social Indicators Community Fact Sheet by Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Ph.D, Emily Hallgren, B.A. and Don Willis, B.A. Community and Family Institute, University of Arkansas Who Participated and Where Are They Living? On October 25, 2011 a one-stop service provision event took place

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dateOctober 29, 2011 userPosted by:

HOPE NWA 2011…grace

On Tuesday of last week we had the distinct privilege of serving alongside some amazing NW Arkansas organizations and incredible people to participate in HOPE NWA 2011.  Final numbers will be released soon, but we are told that over 350 families/people were served during the one day resource event held at Central United Methodist Church

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dateJuly 4, 2011 userPosted by:

the homeless man who made me rich

My wife and I have been volunteering at Laundry Love in Rogers for about a year and a half and were recently asked if we could lend a hand down in Fayetteville. June was our first time at Laundry Love Fayetteville and we loved it.  Each Laundry Love has it’s own environment & community, and

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dateJune 21, 2011 userPosted by:

Curtis…

..the Our Step program has been quietly moving forward over the past year, and this month we have the unique privilege of being able to share publicly Curtis’s story of hope. Curtis is the 7th Our Step candidate to enter the program & it is a true honor to come alongside him during this season

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dateMay 20, 2011 userPosted by:

UA Community Development Belize Program at The Farm

Today we had the honor of having students from the University of Arkansas Community Development Belize Program, led by Dr. Jennie Popp, come and serve at The Farm in preparation for their trip to Belize this summer. This was a unique opportunity for these students to come and see first hand how a community garden can

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dateMay 12, 2011 userPosted by:

First Planting Celebration at The Farm

The chickens were nesting and laying eggs in their new homes. Children were running free in what soon will be corn fields. Some were learning how to plant a potato. Neighbors were meeting for the first time. The day felt good. (special thanks to BeGoodHumans.org for video production) The sun came out and the winds

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dateMay 3, 2011 userPosted by:

NW Arkansas Point-in-Time Homeless Census Final Report

On Monday, the Community and Family Institute is located in the University of Arkansasʼ Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice released the final Northwest Arkansas Point-in-Time Homeless Census Report. We would ask everyone in Northwest Arkansas take the time to read the final & full report as this may be one of our greatest tools

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dateMarch 12, 2011 userPosted by:

Seeds in the Ground & Seeds in the Heart

Today was the first planting day at The Farm and while we accomplished much in kicking off the 2011 season, but the words of a father explaining how spending a morning at The Farm with his sons is really about so much more may have been the best part. Here is a short compilation of

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