On Saturday, May 16th, volunteers distributed 4,100 bags of potatoes and onions to the community. The response was one of gratitude. Eric Sauer, of Chelan Fresh, witnessed the carefully orchestrated give away. The export sales manager contacted Monique Lott, Communications Director for the Wenatchee Stake, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with an amazing … Continue reading PRODUCE DONATION ALLOWS VALLEY TO PARTAKE OF BOUNTY THROUGH JUNE
The current COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world in ways that could not be anticipated. While there is much devastation, illness, and death, unexpected positive outcomes are developing. There is movement to return to what matters most. In quarantine, the pace of life has slowed. Families are spending quality time with one another - going … Continue reading How Can WE Rise Up?
A JustServe.org specialist in Billings, MT, informed us that her husband, son and family friend developed plans for a reusable plastic face mask that can be created on a 3D printer. The developers are making these plans open source and free for download. 3-D printers can manufacture masks The developers share,"Due to a shortage of masks … Continue reading Use your 3D Printers to Make Reusable COVID-19 Masks
All community members are invited to assist in this program as we serve those in our area. If you are unable to sleep overnight, think about delivering some warm pizza!
Christmas is such a special time of year when people increase their efforts to love and serve others. The #LightTheWorld effort focuses on serving others as Jesus did—one by one. Here at Uplift the World, we invited our readers to tell us who has made an impression in their lives through their Christlike efforts. Enjoy … Continue reading Putting Christ in Christmas, One by One #ShareGoodness
Did you know that in our Greater Wenatchee Valley, hundreds of kids would eat little to no food on the weekends or during the summer months while at home? Barbara Tilly of Wenatchee saw this great need and got to work. Through years of determination, there are currently 26 local churches and organizations who now … Continue reading Changing Lives by Fulfilling Everyday Needs
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY IS SATURDAY OCT. 26, 2019
We can change the world by one act of service at a time.
Life presents itself with many occasions when my own humanness and impatience negates my general desire to be kind. So I have made a resolve to be MORE kind.
I was 16, my little sister 14; we had just left the store and climbed back into my car. I was pulling out of my parking spot, my sister Jenna was in the passenger seat, when I slowed. We both watched a frail elderly man who was working to push his cart of groceries to … Continue reading “Never Suppress a Generous Thought”
Love is really spelled T-I-M-E. My children quickly forget a couple of small presents they received, but they treasure the memories they are making of snowmobiling in the back yard as a family, of hot cocoa by our old wood burning fire, taking soups to families, telling Christmas stories by the tree at night, and yes.....we are carolers, because we love music, people and goodies!