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June 8, 2017
Category: CCSC Stories
What happens if your refrigerator dies?
More importantly, what happens if you have a chronic medical condition that requires daily medication that must be refrigerated? The important detail to note is that if you pay to...
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April 18, 2017
Category: CCSC Stories
A mild Easter debacle
Our microwave oven died Easter morning, just as I was heating up the sausages for brunch. We were feeding 10 people, and luckily it was family. Everything else was cooked, so we had...
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March 17, 2017
Category: CCSC Stories
A young family needed us
A young couple in their early twenties came in with an 18-month-old baby. The father worked while the mother stayed home, and all was well until the father was in...
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February 8, 2017
Category: CCSC Stories
The face of hunger mirrored mine
For dinner, my 15-year old son ate three large hamburgers, a pear, and a serving of grilled potatoes. He finished it off with an ice cream cone, and then an hour...
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October 9, 2016
Category: CCSC Stories
Compassion has a good return on investment
Several years ago, I spoke at a CCSC church, giving a "moment for mission" during worship services. After the service, a woman came over to let me know she was...
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September 28, 2016
Category: CCSC Stories
This is a requested re-run
A couple of you reached out to me after my posting earlier this week, requesting I re-post the blog from December 2013, so it is below. Do we ever give...
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September 26, 2016
Category: CCSC Stories
We helped a veteran today
He's disabled, works part-time, and barely makes it each month. I have a soft spot for veterans. A fair number have come through our doors over the years, and it...
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August 25, 2016
Category: CCSC Stories
How do you wear your stress?
I have a big birthday coming up, so age is on my mind. I confess to being fairly shocked at the person gazing back at me in the mirror: the smile...
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August 2, 2016
Category: CCSC Stories
This really happened to me...
I was sitting at a traffic light, a few cars back, and a homeless woman was up ahead with a sign asking for help. As the light turned green, I slowly...
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June 16, 2016
Category: CCSC Stories
Are you fluffy?
Below is a picture of Judy, one of CCSC's Emergency Services & JobNet clients. She's looking for an administrative job, and we've had the privilege of working with her. When...
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