Month: June 2016

Newspapers in Education

  Newspapers In Education is a national literacy program that is promoted in Northwest Arkansas by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.  In the 2014/2015 school years approximately 700,000 newspapers were provided to the Washington, Benton, and Madison county teachers to use as a supplement or textbook in the classroom.  Each student receives their own paper and they Read More …

Seeds that Feed

Each year, more than 6 billion pounds of fruits and vegetables go unharvested or unsold, and an estimated 25 ­to 40% of food grown, processed and transported in the US will never be consumed. Each week, one in four Northwest Arkansas residents are unsure of where their next meal will come from, with 65,900 of Read More …

NWA Women’s Shelter

NWA Women’s Shelter affects us all, needs our help A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to work with the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter on their website through the volunteer program called GiveCamp. I can’t tell you how important the services they provide are to our community.   We are all affected by Read More …

7hills Homeless Shelter

At 7hills, our mission is to fight homelessness and poverty with education, opportunities, and hope. We begin our relationships with our clients by meeting them “where they are” with a spirit of compassion.  We have high expectations of our clients, thus providing dignity through accountability, as they strive to end their cycles of homelessness and Read More …