What You Need To Know About DACA & How You Can Help

Communities in the United States are coming together in solidarity and mourning from all corners of the United States, due to President Donald J. Trump’s announcement that he is terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA was founded by President Barack Obama in 2012, to allow undocumented immigrants who entered the country as … Continue reading What You Need To Know About DACA & How You Can Help

Restoring Our Communities, One Hammer At A Time

What better way to spend a rainy Sunday, than spending it indoors at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore location, taking the hammer to furniture discards, pricing goods, building displays, learning to maneuver a pallet jack, and hauling furniture 2x-3x your size? I’m sure you could think of many, many alternatives! But today, we couldn’t! HABITAT FOR … Continue reading Restoring Our Communities, One Hammer At A Time

South Sudan – Working towards peace in Africa’s newest country

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” Maya Angelou The Origins of War Africa is not one country. In fact, it is extremely diverse, and consists of 54 different countries. In July 2011, it saw birth to a new nation, South Sudan. At just a … Continue reading South Sudan – Working towards peace in Africa’s newest country

Malnutrition – the slow, silent killer

According to the World Food Programme, malnutrition causes approximately 45% of deaths in children under five. That’s about 3 MM children who die from malnutrition a year. Although the prevalence of malnutrition related diseases is much more pronounced in developing countries, people living in the poorest neighborhoods, the elderly, the homeless, and people with eating … Continue reading Malnutrition – the slow, silent killer