Common Heartbeat

September 13, 2021

Rising to the challenges by putting Love in Action!

This year we are investing in people – people not only impacted by this pandemic, but the circumstances and barriers of life in poverty. Here’s a letter from our Executive Director, Keith Adams. Thank you for being a big part of this small revolution of kindness! Thousands of our neighbors have […]
September 2, 2021

Changing poverty into prosperity

After years of struggling to keep up with medical bills following major heart and kidney issues, Marie “Rosie” Kreutzer was in trouble. Food always seemed to be running low and this self-described “positive person” was emotionally and physically drained.  She was in line at a Common Heart drive-thru mobile food […]
August 26, 2021

‘What Getting Ahead means to me …’

2020 Getting Ahead graduate Sharon Crowder shares about her experience in last year’s focus group. Now as a member of our Advocates for Change group, Sharon is cheering on the new graduates as she operates a new online shop. Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Sharon! My experience in Getting Ahead […]
August 17, 2021

Safety first! New volunteer guidelines

Summer’s winding down and we hope you’re enjoying these last days of vacation. As high school and college students head back to school (good luck!!) we’ve got weekday gaps to fill in our volunteer family.The opportunities include sorting incoming donations, packing food for our neighbors, working at our mobile pantries […]