Category Archives: Volunteering

Truly Making a Difference in the Life of Another.

When you get face-to-face with those in need, it’s seeing them through Christ’s eyes. You realize just how much you have in common.  We are all poor; we just have different forms of poverty. There are wonderful individuals with tremendous … Continue reading

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(SECRET) Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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A HEART FOR THE WIDOWED….Veterans continue to serve others

When McWhorter-Weston VFW Post 1118 (Cushing, OK)  was recently presented a check by Oklahoma American Veterans News  the post chose to use the money toward hosting a special Valentines lunch, inviting the widowed in the community as guests of honor. … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Day ~ Saturday, October 22, 2016

Make A Difference Day, held on the fourth Saturday in October, is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country, as millions of Americans nationwide unite to do good for others. Every single one of us has the power to … Continue reading

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Is Your Grandma Hungry and You Don’t Know It? Senior/Elder Hunger ~ The Hidden Epidemic in America.

Elder Hunger Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governor Mary Fallin  for June 2015. Oklahoma ranks #8, in the nation, for senior hunger! 1/3 of Seniors in Oklahoma City are hungry on a daily basis, yet hunger in Oklahoma is higher … Continue reading

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Seniors May Appreciate a Grocery Store Gift Card More Than Anything Else You Can Buy Them

Mother’s Day In 2014,  $3.65 billion was spent on jewelry for Mother’s Day; $2.35 billion on flowers and $780 million on greeting cards, according to AARP. Birthdays, Christmas, and other gift giving occasions Mom or Grandma doesn’t need more perfume, … Continue reading

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Are Churches Failing the Widow?

As death is inevitable for each one of us, many of us will be the one left behind to walk this lonely road, alone.  Yet, the impact of grief and widowhood is not something for which one can prepare, even … Continue reading

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