Kara Lopp

November 30, 2022

Help fill Getting Ahead graduation baskets!

Before the end of the year, we’ll have not one but TWO Getting Ahead sessions ready to celebrate their completion of this life-changing focus/empowerment group! For each graduate (we expect about 20 this session), we provide a basket full of basic household essentials that you can’t buy with food stamps. We’re collecting […]
November 8, 2022

Kindness ‘behind the scenes’

Food drives are key to feeding our neighbors There are so many volunteers, donors & friends who work “behind the scenes” to make sure our neighbors don’t go hungry. Our friends at All Saints Anglican Church in Weddington definitely fall in this category! Almost every week for the past 3 years (yes… […]
October 27, 2022

1,286 turkeys to go!!

The Great Turkey Countdown stands at 1,286 turkeys* to go with 23 days left!! So far, 48 donors have given 214 turkeys!  Follow the countdown at Common Heart’s Facebook page! This year, our goal is 1,500 turkeys for 1,500 families. It will not happen without all of us pulling together. Who will give […]
October 19, 2022

Kindness is contagious!

Have you ever had to call a time out? Not in a sports game, but in life just to take a moment and stop and refocus.  Our Operations Director Nelson Hardin did just that last week at the food pantry at Benton Heights Presbyterian Church in Monroe when he heard […]