Common Heartbeat

December 8, 2021

Goal met! Adult literacy student becomes US citizen

Adult literacy volunteer John Pinnix & Yahya Hamdouni, are more than just tutor & student — they’re friends. Yaya recently invited John to attend his U.S. citizenship ceremony and John presented him with a U.S. flag for his home. The moment marked a huge accomplishment for Yahya and the completion […]
December 1, 2021

‘So kind, gracious & funny’

The neighbors who regularly attend our evening food pantries often become friends, as Pastor Brad Cunningham of Union United Methodist Church can attest. He reflects on this relationship after one of these neighbors died unexpectedly. In his own words … A week ago today I received a phone call. One […]
November 9, 2021

Hamming it Up in 2021!

Did you hear?! Common Heart is ‘hamming it up’ this year due to turkey shortages and will be giving away hams instead of turkeys with Thanksgiving baskets. Due to the shortages and rising grocery costs this year we’ve also had to increase to a $40 donation providing the whole Thanksgiving […]
November 9, 2021

You could WIN money all year long!

Did you hear about the Cash Calendar??? It’s an awesome fundraiser with our friends at Rotary Club of Matthews where you have the chance to WIN cash all year long! Common Heart is just one of the many local nonprofits who will benefit from this fundraiser. Every Monday, Wednesday & […]