Common Heartbeat

September 3, 2020

Bank of America grant will help local families escape poverty

Sarah Kimbrough signed up to take Common Heart’s Getting Ahead classes for the $425 in gift cards (the free weekly dinners and free childcare were nice bonuses, too). But this Common Heart focus group quickly became much more to Sarah and her family as they started their journey out of […]
September 3, 2020

Dollar General grant boosts adult literacy program

Dion Rymer didn’t know how his family — both locally and those still in the British Virgin Islands — would react when they found out he enrolled in Common Heart’s adult literacy program to improve his reading and writing skills. He describes their reactions in two words: Very proud.  The […]
September 3, 2020

Lunch(less) & Learn workshops!

We’re excited to announce that Common Heart is hosting a series of FREE Lunch(less) & Learn workshops on the first Wednesday of every month.   The workshops will be from Noon to 1 pm and will be based on Bridges Out of Poverty which is a framework to understand poverty […]
June 24, 2020

Exciting News!

Have you heard??? We’ve started to move supplies into what will soon be the East Union Economic Empowerment Center in Marshville! This 3,850 square-foot facility located at 6022 West Marshville Blvd., will serve as a staging area for this small revolution of kindness for our eastern Union County food pantries and outreaches. […]