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Grace at Church

The partnership between GraceWorks and churches serves our neighbors even when our offices are closed.  A few Sundays ago, a church usher approached a GraceWorker sitting in a pew during the worship service. The usher knew the man was a GraceWorks volunteer who interviews people coming to us for help and helps determine how best …

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Her Sister’s Keeper

Christmas was not looking very merry for 10-year-old Mary* this year. Her mother is hospitalized with COVID-19, and providing toys and Christmas festivity is beyond the financial capability of her older sister, Lucy*, who moved back home to take care of the house and her younger sibling. Lucy, 22, wanted to make this Christmas, of …

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Trotting into her 90s

Thousands of runners and walkers line up Thanksgiving mornings for the Turkey Trot benefiting GraceWorks. Costumes befitting the season, or not, abound – with plenty of turkey hats, pilgrim outfits, tutus, even a Spiderman once. But in the 21 years since the first Trot, one person stands out. Betty Brownlee celebrated her 90th birthday by …

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I Want YOU!

If you can, imagine my picture in that iconic Uncle Sam poster, (yeah, you have my permission to keep me in the hat!) where it is my pointed finger and my (smiling) face, declaring I want you. And I do! This letter is my call out to our community to come and volunteer with GraceWorks …

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