Posts by Babs

2017 Summer Newsletter

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2017 Summer Newsletter

2017 Summer Newsletter FINAL

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Support Needs Council with Amazon Smile

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Featured | Comments Off on Support Needs Council with Amazon Smile

Support Needs Council with Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Needs Council!   Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile? Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the...

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Letter from Domestic Violence Survivor

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Letter from Domestic Violence Survivor

A few mornings ago when I looked out my window I saw something that literally took my breath away. On the ground in my back yard, about ten feet away from the Morning Glories that wrapped beautifully around the top of my fence was a patch of something beautiful, the same color, ten feet in front of it on the ground. Could it be Morning Glories? I set my coffee cup on the table and walked outside and sure enough, the closer I came to that spot in the grass a full ten feet away from the strong gray metal chain link fence was a beautiful patch of Morning Glories proudly blooming in the morning...

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Something from the Heart Campaign

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Directors Corner | 0 comments

Something from the Heart Campaign

Dear Friends, Celebrate: to show happiness that something good or special has happened. Our Something from the Heart Campaign is a celebration of this community’s support of its neighbors. Due to your support of the Needs Council over the past 30 years, many good and special people’s lives have been blessed. People come to the Needs Council fearful, often in despair. Some need a little help with a winter utility bill. Others require more long term assistance with budgeting, counseling, or advice on leaving an abusive relationship. Still others require a ride to a medical appointment,...

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How we define “Community” …

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Directors Corner, Featured | 0 comments

How we define “Community” …

What truly defines “Community” may differ from varying perspectives, but I’d like to offer mine. Recently the Needs Council has witnessed “Community” in a profound way.  A man called to offer a travel trailer he and his wife had purchased several years ago with plans to see the country.  Well, life happened and they didn’t need it anymore.  He asked if we knew anyone who might make use of it.  We did, a mother who spends her days and nights caring for a disabled son who lives in a trailer that’s seen better days.  To go inside during and after a rainstorm is to enter a swamp.  Many patch...

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