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EMILY’S AWESOME TOY DRIVE

I feel I was called to organize toy drives after I found myself in the hospital on Christmas at age four. In 2009, I became very sick and was admitted to Good Samaritan Hospital on Christmas night. The next…

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EMERGENCY RV

I’ve spent the last two years placing families who have lost their homes through natural disasters into free RVs so they have a place to live. But I’ve received the greatest blessing because I’ve seen God working miracles and…

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BLESSING OUR NEIGHBORS IN NEED

We run a business called Cayman Kayaks. Or I should say, we ran that business. The pandemic has shut down the tourism sector in the Cayman Islands and so we’re living off our savings. We didn’t want to just…

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HIGHLIGHTING PEOPLE THAT SERVE

I started Support Someone Saturday last year to highlight the great things people are doing to serve others during the pandemic. I had an idea about doing a video interview series back in February. Then in April, I went…

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COOKIES FOR CAREGIVERS

It’s amazing to see the way God uses everyday people to carry out His will. Who would’ve thought something as simple as cookies would be the vessel that He would use with us. We have been friends for 15…

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DREAM CATCHERS ACADEMY

There are thousands of kids here in Nigeria that don’t know where their next meal is coming from or where they’ll be sleeping tonight. I should know. I was one of them. I lived on the streets for four…

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USING MY PLATFORM TO HELP OTHERS

When I was a freshman at college, I lost both my parents to prescription drug overdoses. Within hours of each other. They were wonderful loving parents but like so many people, they were hooked on pain medications first prescribed…

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GARRETT’S PLACE

I was absolutely devastated when our son, Garrett, died of SIDS. I cried out to God, “Why?” That happened 27 years ago and the pain is still ever-present, and always will be. God blessed us with two other wonderful sons…

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EMPOWERING CUTS

I travel around the country giving free haircuts to the homeless, veterans and anyone going through tough financial times. There is something about a fresh haircut that puts a bounce in your step. But I don’t look at these…

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TRULY UNSTOPPABLE

I lost my left arm in a shark attack while I was surfing at age 13. I felt a sudden tug and pressure on my arm and saw a flash of gray which turned out to be a 14-foot…

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WRITING A CHILDREN’S BOOK

When my twin sister called me from Los Angeles to tell me that her 10-year-old son, Jackson, had a brain tumor. I was completely numb. It didn’t seem real. Within 24 hours, he had gone from a basic MRI…

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FAMILY DINNER NIGHTS

During the last meal Jesus had on earth, He instructed us to remember Him by the very thing we indulge in every day without thought. Family dinner night started from a prophetic vision over my husband at our church’s…

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THE STREETS OF HOPE

For several years, I battled an eating disorder that consumed my days. I was dieting or binging, and always hating who I was. One day, I promised a friend that I would come and serve the homeless with her,…

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GRACE CERAMICS

I’ve been hand throwing pottery for nine years, beginning in high school. It has always come naturally to me and is a meditative, sweet time for me to quietly sit and talk to God. Being behind the pottery wheel,…

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LUCY’S LOVE BLANKETS

We all need extra love and comfort sometimes, especially if you’re a kid going through a difficult time. That’s why I started “Lucy’s Love Blankets.” I make and ship flannel blankets for free to kids going through an illness,…

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THE CONTRIBUTOR

For most of my life, I never would have imagined I would be the director of a nonprofit helping our homeless neighbors get back on their feet. Twelve years ago, my seemingly ideal life and marriage ended in divorce.…

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AMAZED AT GOD’S PLAN

I’m always amazed at God’s plan. When I was young, I saw my mom go through abusive relationships, homelessness and other hardships. She walked through and overcame tragic challenges. Two seeds were planted in me: a drive to succeed…

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MOMS IN THE MAKING

Infertility affects so many couples but is rarely discussed. My husband and I married in 2011 and a year later, we tried to start a family. But we couldn’t get pregnant. We got tested, and were told we’d never…

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INTO HIS ARMS

‘There’s a 10-day old baby girl and she has a disease,’ I was told. ‘I’ll take her,’ I said without hesitation. Just hours later, the social worker was at our door in Guatemala, holding a bundle wrapped in a…

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THE LA LA LAND KIND CAFE

We need to care and be kind to one another. I was blown away when I learned how America has failed older kids in the foster care system. Once foster kids reach the age of 18, they “age out”.…

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LOVE EVERYBODY

The world is so divided right now. You can’t say anything without offending someone and causing strife. This is so contrary to what God commands us to do: love one another. It’s one of His two great commandments. Yet…

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HELPING HANDS

I have always liked the thought of kids giving a helping hand to other kids. When we decided to homeschool, I began to look for opportunities where we could serve as a family. People need help in many different…

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MASKS FOR OUR MEDICAL WORKERS

The parable of the Good Samaritan really hit me during this pandemic. Jesus expects us to help each other, not look the other way. When the Coronavirus started to spread, I was worried about the people on the frontlines…

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THE SHARING GRACE PANTRY

I have always been passionate about helping people and I knew that we had people in our own community that needed help. Especially during this pandemic and so many people losing their jobs. The state and local benefits offered…

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FLAGS FOR VETS

I wanted to find a special way to honor our veterans. I got a little tired of the media showing people disrespecting our flag, although I value their right to protest. Veterans put their life on the line to…

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MAKING A CROSS FOR THEIR YARDS

Staying at home during this pandemic is not easy. We all need to be finding some meaningful things to do with our time. Since we were coming up on Easter week, I decided to make our two grown sons…

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