Category Archives: Common Cupboard

My (catch up) notes along the way

This has been my first month volunteering full-time at the Cupboard.  Another way to put it is my first month of being unemployed.  A month ago on Friday, Oct 8,  I was called into my bosses office where a lady … Continue reading

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Will you help make up the difference?

The other day I created a project on a wonderful tool for non profits, razoo.com.  It not only helps non-profits to raise needed funding, but it turns people like me and you, into promoters and fundraisers for our favorite organizations. … Continue reading

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Anson’s Common Cupboard

Last Friday morning I had the opportunity to spend a couple hours with Susan Armstrong from Peachland NC. We scouted Anson for a location for the newest member of the Common Heart family of resources, Anson’s Common Cupboard. I met … Continue reading

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TheCommon.org and Common Heart

One of the most exciting things to me about Common Heart is how we connect people who would probably never meet. Rich & poor, black & white, Latino & Anglo, church folks and folks that have given up on church, … Continue reading

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Contemplation and Missional Activism

“Through the years I have notice that among the people most dedicated to missional activism, you find either (a) people burned out because of the difficulty of the task, or (b) people who have learned to undedrgrid their activism with … Continue reading

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Virtual Food Drive

Common Cupboard is running a “virtual food drive” on Common Cupboard Journal.  The first Saturday of the month is the busiest one for the cupboard.  Usually 45-40 families receive food on that weekend.  At the end of last weekend the … Continue reading

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An Amazing Connection: A Common Cupboard Story by Robin Black

It wasn’t planed but Deb Adams called one day and asked if I wanted to do brunch and we went and we talked so long she realized she was late getting the van back for Frank to take to Second … Continue reading

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