Posts by Babs

Letter from Domestic Violence Survivor

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

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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Letter from Senior Client

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Featured, Thank You Letters | 0 comments

Letter from Senior Client

Dearest People, I wanted to say to all of you, that I occasionally call the Needs Council — and every time I call, whoever answers is so kind and helpful and respectful to me. I am so grateful to all of you for all your help and kindnesses. I remember all of you in my prayers. Thank you again.   A Senior Client

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Thank You from a Christmas Family

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Christmas, Thank You Letters | 0 comments

I say this with Joy not sorrow — I’ve not known Christmas for 5 years. But I will always remember this one. To see people, who took time to love, care and give, is amazing to me; and oh so very very real. I can actually feel that I am included — special, a part of a family, not alone — as the Lord promised I would never be. Thank you so much for letting me feel and now see and touch so much! It is giving me the biggest smile and hope for the brightest year. May you be blessed; thank you again. From my heart – a happy faced friend – smiling and laughing...

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