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During the past year, we’ve learned that many people have only a partial understanding of our organization,

Category: CCSC Stories
May 12, 2016
We alleviated someone's burden
She is in her mid-twenties and attends a local university, paying for her education by working and receiving some financial aid. She just moved into a new apartment, closer to school, and within...
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Category: Supporter Highlights
April 29, 2016
My son's feet smelled really bad
When I leaned over to tell my teenage son good night, I was assaulted with the smell of dirty socks. It was pungent. With a sheepish grin, he confessed that he...
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Category: CCSC Stories
April 13, 2016
Still finding greatness in the parking lot
When I drove into my regular parking space on Monday morning, I was greeted by Winston. Winston is a former CCSC client who utilized our JobNet program several years ago to find work. In...
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Category: CCSC Stories
March 24, 2016
Living the gospel in the parking lot
I recently visited with a group of clients in the CCSC parking lot. They found our ministry from a nonprofit that helps people with multiple diagnoses to become self-sufficient. CCSC complements their work by providing...
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Category: About CCSC
March 3, 2016
Life is like a cup of coffee
A few months ago I spoke at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. The pastor, The Reverend David Browder, began his sermon with a discussion on how society has changed over time, just...
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Category: CCSC Stories
February 23, 2016
Sometimes you don't ask but just thank
I was giving a “moment for mission” at a church , thanking the congregation for its support, updating them on the ministry, and sharing a recent client story. After the service,...
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Category: About CCSC
February 18, 2016
CCSC's Endowment Board gets an A+
CCSC has an endowment, and it helps cover some of our operating costs each year. We have a special board who oversees the funds, and today's meeting was the one in which...
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Category: About CCSC
January 21, 2016
Be careful with signage
I saw several signs similar to this one posted around the perimeter of a church parking lot. The signs also stated  "church parking only, violators will be towed".  The signage was sizeable and numerous. (NOTE: This...
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Category: CCSC Stories
January 7, 2016
No resolutions for me
I'm not a fan of New Year's resolutions, mainly because they tend to evaporate by February. Instead, I like to set goals (both big and small) on an ongoing basis. Don't laugh, but...
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Category: About CCSC
December 17, 2015
The staff is laser-focused on mission
Every Christmas, our staff has a party to celebrate the year and exchange "white elephant" gifts. Pictured above is Karen Holloman wearing her new scarf, with Michelle Baker and Nia Simmons...
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Category: CCSC Stories
December 7, 2015
The hungry need help
If you're on the CCSC mailing list, you have probably received our year-end letter. I'm sharing the letter below to illustrate how prevalent hunger is as well as how important CCSC's...
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Category: CCSC Stories
November 23, 2015
What is essential to your life?
Some of the clients we've helped remain in my mind because their stories touch something deep within me. Many years ago we helped an older woman who lived on a...
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