Tag: Neighbors Who Care

News From Your Neighbors Who Care – February 2015

Eric Ehst, Executive Director America is known as the land of the rugged individualist. We think of our nation as having been built by intrepid pioneers, prospectors, inventors and entrepreneurs. But that’s only half the story. Where would we be without the Minutemen who volunteered to help win our freedom? The neighbors who gathered for…

20 years of Neighbors Who Care

November 1995 - Ann Porter became the first paid director of Neighbors Helping Neighbors and was greeted by Rev. Gary Vaughn, president of the Neighbors Ministry Program, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and pastor of the Sun Lakes Community Church.

Eric Ehst, Executive Director It’s hard to believe that this month marks the 20th anniversary of the first time a Neighbors Who Care (then Neighbors Helping Neighbors) volunteer took a homebound Sun Laker grocery shopping. And how we’ve grown during that time: from a dozen or so volunteers organized through the Interfaith Council who would…

News From Your Neighbors Who Care – December 2014

Santa visits a Neighbors Who Care client!

The “No Scrooge” neighborhood Eric Ehst, Executive Director It’s the holiday season again. Anyone who has read Dickens’ A Christmas Carol or seen one of the many movie versions remembers that moment when Scrooge realizes that a person’s true legacy is not how much money they accumulated but the difference they made in the lives of…