Common Heartbeat

February 25, 2022

We love to see students serving!

We loved having this group of energetic students come serve with us recently at the Marshville food pantry warehouse!   They’re part of the Keeper Program, a local nonprofit organization that works with elementary, middle & high school students in Union County Public Schools. The students meet twice a week to […]
February 15, 2022

Adult literacy program moving to SPCC

Free community service accepting new students & volunteer tutors Our adult literacy program is on the move – to South Piedmont Community College! The college, which has supported the program since its launch in late 2019, will now house this free community service in the School of College & Career […]
February 11, 2022

‘Urgent’ needs met at our food pantries

Take steps to end local hunger by registering now for the Common Heart Hunger Walk!  Like so many of her neighbors, especially during this pandemic, “Anna” had never been to a food pantry before when she messaged us this week to ask how she could get food for her children. […]
February 11, 2022

Free vet clinic provides relief

“I’m so relieved.” That was the response from one of our Getting Ahead participants as she left last week’s free veterinary clinic with her dog, Sampson. Thanks to our new friends at The Street Dog Coalition, Sampson and about 30 other pets got free medical care including any necessary shots, […]