Common Heartbeat

April 3, 2022

Single Mom gets $8K tax refund

Tax service success story!!!! The coordinator of our free income tax service just came bouncing into my office to tell me the GREAT news… They just got a single Mom of 3 who’s going to school to become a nurse, an $8K tax return! Talk about some happy tears! This […]
April 1, 2022

Let’s Kickstart Kindness!

A letter from Keith Adams, our Executive Director, about Kickstart Kindness, our month-long fundraising campaign that includes a matching opportunity!! During these past couple years your kindness and generosity have helped  thousands of our neighbors. Because of you thousands of children and families did not go to bed hungry! They […]
March 31, 2022

Welcome, Sarah!

Getting Ahead graduate now hired as Getting Ahead Coordinator You may recognize one of our newest employees… Sarah Kimbrough, our Getting Ahead Coordinator. Sarah is a Getting Ahead graduate who we’ve been thrilled to add to our staff!  She’s a Union County native who graduated from Parkwood High School and […]
March 24, 2022

5th annual Hunger Walk raises $40K

The results are in! Common Heart’s 5th annual Hunger Walk fundraiser drew 263 participants and raised $40,000. That’s enough to provide a week’s worth of groceries to 1,600 local hungry families! To put that in perspective, Common Heart food pantries are currently serving an average of 1,230 families each month.  […]