Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

Holding the Light

We are all here to hold the light for each other in whatever way we can!  Someone said that every day is a new incarnation.  That resonates.  January 18 has been designated as National Service Day, along with Martin Luther King’s birthday this year.  This is apt that both would be on the same day, as Dr. King was totally … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

The Preciousness of Small Things

Thank you, everyone, for making the Toys for Tots an incredible offering of the greatest toys! I hope all of you can imagine those smiling faces on Christmas Day when the gifts are eagerly opened. Everyone can remember those days of delight for sure! Special thanks to Vidya and Madhuri for having a beautiful shopping spree for others, and bringing … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

PICKUP for TOYS FOR TOTS this coming Monday, Dec 7! Also, picking up for Austin Street Center!

Special thanks this week to Laksmi and Raga for gathering, cleaning, and even ironing all those wonderful clothes to give to Austin Street Center, and to the North Texas Hindu Mandir for all the food gathered for the North Texas Food Bank!! Wow! 170 pounds were given to help other folks who are food challenged, the number of which seems … Read More

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Toy Pickup and Austin St. Center Pickup November 23, Monday

Happy Thanksgiving, and thank you all for paying forward your gratitude! We so appreciate your generosity, given over many months! Gratitude in all religions, in all philosophies, in so many arenas of life is a prerequisite for happiness. It is probably safe to say that the most grateful people are indeed the happiest. This is such an auspicious season to … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

Pick up for Austin Street Shelter and TOYS FOR TOTS Christmas Project Monday, NOVEMBER 16

Thank you, all, for the donations for Austin Street, and for Toys for Tots last Monday. All, were happily received!! There are some smiles behind those masks! Never before have we been speaking with our eyes. As one member reflected, it is a good deed to make contact with people that way and give them a hug through our eyes. … Read More

Fishes and Loaves: Sharing Hearts and Nurturing the Needy

Pickup for Austin Street Center and Toys for Tots Christmas Project on November 9

Thank you for last week’s donations! They were received and appreciated as always! Maitri, one of our team members, thought of a Christmas Project we could support, so starting this week, we will be picking up for TOYS FOR TOTS, as well as the items needed for Austin Street Center. You can go to Toys for Tots website, and see … Read More

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