Lori Weston Foodbank Friday
“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.” That’s what Lori told us when we visited the @communityfoodwarehouse in Sharon Hill PA. Interestingly enough, everyone has a story and Lori’s story…
It Takes a Village Rodney
Within a minute of arriving, we knew that Rodney, Jim and Melissa at Mountaineer Food Bank were a family. When you’re a team this small and the need is this large, you do whatever’s necessary to keep above water. Gassway, West Virginia and the surrounding area used to be among the richest in the state,…
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. What’s his favorite thing to do?… Weeding. Yep. Weeding out the bad and saving the good stuff. Speaking of good stuff, our cereal has…
It Takes a Village – Hilary Quarles
With the changes in the seasons upon us, today felt like a good day to reflect on one of our favorite urban farmers… No matter the season, there’s always a need for fresh produce. We met Hillary while volunteering at the Capital Area Urban Garden. As their food growing education specialist not only does she…
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…
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
“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.”
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.
“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”
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.
We hope we can inspire you, like so many of the volunteers we meet do for us.
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.