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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 […]
August 17, 2021

Poverty Simulation Cancelled

We’re sad to report that due to the recent uptick in the number of COVID cases our Poverty Simulation on Aug. 21 has been cancelled. Stay tuned for a rescheduled date! If your church, school or business would like to host a Poverty Simulation led by our Advocates for Change group […]
August 3, 2021

Aug. 17: Getting Ahead Graduation

Join us in-person, via zoom or Facebook Live on August 17 from 6:30-8pm for the graduation of our third Getting Ahead cohort of 2021!! Their theme is “Wake Up & Change Poverty into Prosperity.” The dress is casual – or pajamas!! Time for a little fun and celebration because this […]