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Mission Memphis Day 22: Thanksgiving Day Project

The Experience Many people want to give back on Thanksgiving Day and do something to help others. There are many opportunities to volunteer in the community on Thanksgiving, but there are also opportunities to do projects together as a family … Continue reading

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Mission Memphis Day 18: Dorothy Day House of Hospitality

The Experience When you picture the people who live in a shelter, this is probably not the sweet little face that comes to mind. The Dorothy Day House of Hospitality is the only shelter in Memphis that accepts families. Most … Continue reading

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Mission Memphis Day 11: Memphis Empty Bowls Project

The Experience Let me just tell you. I LOVE the Memphis Empty Bowls Project. By first year standards  By any standards, I’d call it a huge success. They had at least 60 volunteers with more waiting in the wings, the tickets sold … Continue reading

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The Distance from Here to There

When I was in 2nd grade, my mom unveiled a summer project that would serve an immediate need in the community and would leave a lasting impression on the way I view the world.  She decided to do a food drive … Continue reading

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