Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

NEXT PICKUP CHANGE TO NOVEMBER 2

We imagine most people have heard this adage before… We thought we would be picking up goods from you all this coming Monday, but circumstance would have it that we need to wait another week until Monday November 2. We appreciate your patience regarding our change of plans, and hoping you will have time to gather more goodies for those … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

NEXT PICK UP from Happy Home Helpers on Monday, October 12

There is nothing quite like the colors of fall! We are ready for a road trip, that is for sure. Fall makes us want to enjoy that last bit of glorious nature before the cold weather sets in! Until that road trip we are longing for, we get to have our “around town” road trip on this coming Monday to … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

PICKUP MONDAY October 5 from Happy Home Helpers, Volunteering from Home!

Director of Donations at the Austin Center, Libby Card, above left.Running a bit late, we showed up at the Center to drop all the wonderful items you all gave right at the time Libby came out of the Center. She was telling me how she simply came to the Center to volunteer, and instead landed a job, as she had … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

Next Pick-up from Happy Home Helpers: Monday, Sept. 28

Aren’t postits great? They remind us of so many things. Reminders are something we need every day for this, that, and the other. One beautiful soul reminded us this week that challenges are opportunities. One example can be taken from the Austin Street Center itself, of how challenge is married to opportunity. In the past, the houseless folks could only … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

Next PICKUP from Happy Home Helpers Monday, September 21, for Austin Street Center

Goodies Galore from all of you last week! We felt like Santa delivering from his elves to all! Thank you all for such a great mixture of things. It takes everyone, the sandwich makers, the shoppers who like to go get extra things when they go to the store, the makers of specially created treats like masks and goodies, the … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

REVERSE–Pickup WILL be on Monday, AS USUAL, on September 14

We are so happy our cars and our brains have a reverse gear. We decided that YES, we will have pickup this coming Monday, September 14, as usual. The only thing that has changed is that we will be delivering goods to the Austin Street Center instead of the Soupmobile. You can go on their website and see what they … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

NEW SCHEDULE FOR PICKUPS!!

THANK YOU ALL for your sustaining power over the last 5 months, creating goodies, and gathering supplies for others in need!! David, the Soupman, really appreciated everyone today for their steadiness in giving! This is just a short note to let you know that the Soupmobile’s schedule is changing, thus our pickup time is changing: Due to a shortage of … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

Life is like a box of chocolates. . .

Everyone loves the line from “Forrest Gump” that goes to this effect: Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are gonna get.” Life brings unexpected opportunities and gifts!

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

“Comfort Food for the Soul” Foodie Fundraiser

It’s time for our monthly Foodie Fundraiser that benefits the Soupmobile! This month we will be creating a comfort food dish that will bring solace to your soul during these challenging times. It’s vegetarian and super yummy filled with healthy fats, gluten free and relatively low carb. Great for those who are trying to watch their blood sugar and inflammation … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

“It’s All For Good”

The above sign in the team member’s yard reminded us of the following story by Swami Satchidananda if you have not heard it before: Once upon a time there was a king who had a wonderful, wise minister. The minister was very loyal and devoted to the king, and the king never left the palace without the minister at his … Read More