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Why I volunteer
15 Jun

Why I volunteer

"As a kid, there was a stretch where I remember watching cartoons on Saturday mornings hungry in our trailer in Charleston, Illinois. Now I ‪#‎volunteer‬ on Saturday mornings so local kids can have breakfast before their cartoons. ‪#‎giveback‬ ‪#‎keeppurposeconstant‬ " - MOM Volunteer

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
01 May

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

A client says thank you to the Seniors Program volunteers for beautifying her garden.

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Children.
06 Mar

Children.

Hunger and the threat of homelessness affect all aspects of a child’s life. Research demonstrates that adverse experiences early in life can have lifelong, negative consequences for physical and mental health and well-being.

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Navigating the Unemployment Claim
30 Jun

Navigating the Unemployment Claim

As a divorced woman, Joan* was hit hard when she lost her job to corporate downsizing about two months earlier.

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Food Pantry Brings Family Together
30 Jun

Food Pantry Brings Family Together

For one family, the Food Pantry has given much more than just food.

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