Together

A Wider Circle turns 14 years old today. Thank you all for the support and encouragement over the years. We are truly building a movement here. When I walked out of my little apartment this morning, I remembered the six years of working there with teams of interns and staff members. I looked back as I walked out the door…

Believing

Sundays are big days for beliefs. For many years now, beliefs to me always include thinking about ending poverty. I see volunteers leave after a day of service here ready to help us, many whose lights go on in their minds about what is possible. I also meet many people here whom we are helping to obtain basic need items,…

Today is our birthday

Thirteen years ago, to this day, A Wider Circle was born. I remember clearly having to make my living room hospitable for the students who had emailed about doing an internship. Several of them had been students in my classes, but I worried about how they would all respond to spending the thousands of dollars they spent on their education…