New Beginnings welcomes Evan Smith from Community Resource Network. Evan is teaching a free seminar based on the powerful book, “When Helping Hurts.” RSVP required to attend. There is a limit of 25 people for the class.
My passion is to empower the under-served in our community, so here I am. That passion stems from a personal place, as I experienced poverty firsthand in my childhood.
In 2013 I gave my son to my sister because I couldn’t take care of him, let alone myself. I stayed in my addiction for 5 years, but I never gave up completely because I wanted my son back in my life.
“Whenever someone leaves our program—either on a high note or through a cloud of despair—I am confident of this: love changes people. And at New Beginnings, we challenge our staff to love every client.” (Executive Director Stephanie Harris)
Does that idea strike you wrong? Jesus was born homeless.
Thank you Florida-Bahamas Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, for choosing us as their service project at their annual assembly last month. These 200 churches donated: $926.66 in loose change more than $3,000 in gift cards $600 in checks a whole truckload of in-kind donations, from school supplies to non-perishable food to tents…
An estimated 100,000 people will relocate here from Puerto Rico. Serving on the Hurricane Survivor’s Task force, we’ve identified 5 critical challenges…
The top 5 reasons you volunteer: Team Building, To Make a Difference in People’s Lives, To Support the Organization, School Credit and Community Service
This year has been the most challenging of my last 38 years. I found myself homeless, scared and lost.