Your Stories

Rodney Cook

It Takes a Village Rodney

Within a minute of arriving, we knew that Rodney, Jim and Melissa at Mountaineer Food Bank were a family.

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Lori Weston

It’s just amazing to be a part of a small food bank like this one, you get a chance to really know all the people that come through and hear their stories.

— Lori Weston

Lori Weston Foodbank Friday

In 1985 Lori was looking for a way to get involved, help people and her community. So she decided to volunteer at Community Warehouse.

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They deserve to feel as good as we do when we buy things at the store. They deserve that happiness. I hope that’s how they feel when they come here

— Margarite

Food Bank Friday – Margarite

“They deserve to feel as good as we do when we buy things at the store. They deserve that happiness. I hope that’s how they feel when they come here”, Margarite told us when she spoke so passionately about what it means to provide food to her New Hampshire community. She loves to help people…

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Culture of Caring – Robert

Robert is a volunteer who loves to garden. He spends several days a week working in the Capital Area Urban Garden doing everything from watering the plants to picking the vegetables.

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Hillary Quarles

It Takes a Village – Hilary Quarles

We met Hillary while volunteering at the Capital Area Urban Garden. As their food growing education specialist not only does she know her gardening, but she loves to teach people how to do it.

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Soulfull Project team members

This has been such an amazing experience for all of us. We have met so many volunteers that have inspired us and made so many friends. We have learned so much about our community and our partners.

— The Soulfull Team

100 of 100 – The 100th event

We had been to so many events (99 to be exact), so we decided for the 100th to create one ourselves. So we teamed up with Cathedral Kitchen and 30 Net Impact conference attendees.

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Soulfull project volunteer carries box

“At the end of the day, after all of the food had been handed out, the line was gone and the tables were put away, he was hugging volunteers good-bye and they were asking him to come back again.”

— The Soulfull Team

99 of 100 – Number 99

After 99 volunteer events we can say one thing for sure… We have learned a lot. But it’s not always what you learn that’s so important… It’s who you share it with.

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Line at food bank

“With everything I handed out, I received a huge smile and a genuine heartfelt “Thank you” in return. It’s amazing to think how a small action like that can have such a huge impact.”

— The Soulfull Team

96 of 100

Since we started the 100 days, we have volunteered at many places and met many amazing people, but you can quickly forget that the one day you volunteer is just one of many for the people who run them.

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“You can’t help but be inspired to get involved and help make a difference. Just make sure when you do… You’re there on time”

— The Soulfull Team

94 of 100

Meet Miriam. She doesn’t know this, but she is actually one of our favorite people to volunteer with. Actually, to be honest, we didn’t know it the very first time we met her either.

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The Soulfull Project 100

We hope we can inspire you, like so many of the volunteers we meet do for us.

— The Soulfull Team

What is the Soulfull 100?

Since August 1st, we have been working towards 100 volunteer events in 100 days that can make a real difference in our community.

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