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Backpack Buddies Changing the lives of children one weekend at a time.    Backpack Buddies is an organization dedicated to reducing the effects of childhood hunger by providing nutritious, easy-to-prepare food over the weekend to children residing in food-insecure homes in Lawrence County, Ohio. Backpack Buddies serves children and families in Lawrence County, Ohio through our Backpack Program and Emergency Food program. Children struggling with hunger come from families who are struggling too.   Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Jodie Hunt:   [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Jodie-Hunt-Backpack-Buddies-8-26-2021.mp3"][/audio] To learn more about Backpack Buddies, visit their website. Jodie Hunt, Program Coordinator Backpack Buddies PO Box 522, Ironton, Ohio 45638 740.534.3550  ...

The Hillcrest Bruce Mission is an outreach of the United Methodist Church serving the Pollard Community of Ashland KY. They are adding some great new programs including Food Delivery to Senior Citizens, Women's AA Group, Prayer & Mediation Group, Kids Karate, and more. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director, Mike Maynard: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Mike-Maynard-HBM-8-6-2021.mp3"][/audio] To find out more about Hillcrest Bruce Mission, the services they provide, and the ways you can get involved, go to their webpage. To listen to our previous Community Matters interview with Director Mike Maynard, click here.   ____________________________________________________ [gravityform id="28" title="true" description="true"]...

ReBUILD Huntington "Sometimes, you have to give people the help where they are and not wait till they get to where you think they should be." Our goal at ReBUILD is to build relationships with the people in the neighborhood. Through that relationship, we can tell them about the love that Jesus has for them! NO MATTER WHAT! Our mission statement is simple "Love Like Jesus." We do this by hosting neighborhood events like cookouts, movie nights, Thanksgiving dinners, etc. In doing these, we hope to become friends with our neighbors and live in community with them. ReBUILD...

River Cities Community Church started a new ministry called Kids Helping Kids. One project this new ministry is working on is a Community Garden. Like all the Kids Helping Kids projects, the gifts of food will include a gospel component such as tracts and invitations to our worship services and special events.              The kids will help plant, cultivate, and harvest a variety of vegetables. Brief lessons will be taught from God's Word that relates to planting, sowing, watering, and the harvest to make physical connections to spiritual truths. Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Ronda Shockley: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/River-Cities-Community-Church-7-2-2021.mp3"][/audio]   To find out more about the garden project, visit their webpage.  ...

The Hillcrest Bruce Mission is an outreach of the United Methodist Church serving the Pollard Community of Ashland KY. Our mission is to embrace, encourage, empower and equip the neighbors we serve through the love and healing grace of Jesus Christ.  We assist with their well-being by meeting their needs and add value to their lives by ministering peace and demonstrating God’s love. We serve our neighbors, 70% of which reside in single-parent households, from the Hillcrest and Bruce Apartments.    Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director, Mike Maynard: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Mike-Maynard-HBM-5-13-2021.mp3"][/audio] Assistance they offer: Food Housing, Utility, Daycare Clothing, Hygiene, Acquiring Glasses and Dentures Transportation Classes on Financial Planning, Cooking, and Other Independent Living Skills "Adopt a Child/Senior" Christmas Program AND MORE To find out more about Hillcrest Bruce Mission...

The movie Evan Almighty takes the story of Noah and gives it a bit of a modern twist. It is a controversial movie among Christians. The portrayal of God and Noah isn't true to Biblical form; however, there are some great teachable points. One of my favorites is when Morgan Freeman, who portrayed God, poses the question, "When we pray for something, does God simply give it to us or provide opportunities to exercise that trait?" ...