Tag Archive for whatever it takes

Taking the Challenge to heart

Here in Montgomery County, MD, we have great leaders across the board. In our government, in the private sector, and in the nonprofit sector. This week, Councilmember Valerie Ervin spearheaded the SNAP Challenge, and it has been supported by every government official in the Council, the Executive Branch, and throughout the government. Each leader has been shown why they serve…

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…

Imagine

Think of a 13-year old girl you know.  For me, it is easy – I have a relative who is 13.  She is so far from being ready to be a parent that it is not even a conversation. Yesterday a few folks from the team here spent part of the day with a man (Michael) who has come to…