Care & Share Team Member – Dancing with the Community Stars

From our Star – Robbie Martin: I started ballroom dancing in 2000. I took lessons and competed through 2008 and in 2007 I also started teaching. I taught ages 5 through adult and my largest, longest running class was a class for teenagers. I taught them how to be kind, how to take responsibility for themselves, how to get along with people they didn’t like  (yes, you have to dance with her, no, you don’t have to like her at all to do so. Someday Continue reading →

Operation washer/dryer A SUCCESS

A BIG thank you to the private donors that made it possible to purchase new washer/dryer combinations for each wing of our emergency shelter. In addition, these additions give our commercial washer a break. Oh? We didn’t mention we also received a donation to replace our commercial washer/dryer set that helps maintain the health and safety of our clients in shelter. WE DID! (You should have seen the party we threw when they arrived!) As seen here, our model Neal is showing the latest in Continue reading →

Providing an exit from crisis

All clients of Care and Share are eligible for case management as it is the cornerstone of our programs. During these meetings the client and case manager work together to plan their exit from crisis and layout the pathway to self-sufficiency. In our amazing small town, we occasionally have the benefit to see how a client is progressing in self-sufficiency after they complete a program. We celebrate every accomplishment – sometimes with the client and sometimes from afar. On occasion, we receive a card, note, Continue reading →

Pantry Appointments and Schedules

A few reminders and changes to our pantry operations are coming your way… All appointments for pantry (monthly boxes, weekly pantry bags) may be requested online: CLICK HERE Why appointments? We want to serve all of our clients in a timely manner. Appointments let us balance the days appointments, shorten your wait time and restock the shelves with delicious items for you If we have an emergency or need to change the daily schedule – we can notify you immediately through the online appointment system Continue reading →