Tag Archive for service

For those who came back

We remember many people this weekend, those who gave much for our freedom. For those who survived war and/or service in one of our armed forces, the return to civilian life can be nightmarish. That is why A Wider Circle holds four veterans days each year (O.N.E.). On Wednesday, we have our second “Veterans Day” of the year, and 10…

Whose story will you tell?

Yesterday, A Wider Circle furnished its 1,000th home of 2013, putting us on a pace to furnish the homes of 4,000 families this year. During the first quarter of the year, we have spent time listening to 1,000 stories of adults who were born in poverty, raised in poverty, abused, victims of awful crimes or who lost parents, siblings or…

Unconditional love

So many social service agencies, so many individuals dedicating so much of their lives to helping others rise out of poverty.  So many people trying to create change so children and adults in need can live in the same world as their neighbors who were not born into poverty.  So many volunteers giving time and energy to help create that…