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    Lunch is @ 1 p.m., Tues., Thurs., Sat., Sun.
L.I.N.K.’s Reopening Plans Starting Thursday, September 2
June 27, 2021

L.I.N.K.’s Reopening Plans Starting Thursday, September 2

We're Excited to Share Our Safe Reopening Plans! First and foremost, thank you everyone who has made the necessary adjustments during COVID-19 to help us ensure that hungry people continued to be fed in Lawrence. This kind of willingness is what makes our community awesome! At last we are ready to reopen LINK's dining room, ...

A Random Insight into Something Divine
June 3, 2021

A Random Insight into Something Divine

Behind each “chance” meeting particularly a person in some kind of need, on the margins of “normal” society, there is something bigger, something Divine.

LINK Remembers a Sweetie
May 23, 2021

LINK Remembers a Sweetie

Some people seem to carry the innate wisdom of kindness that is shown to others by their actions, their acceptance, their smile, and their willingness.  We are lucky at LINK when these people come through our doors and lend a hand. Colleen Sullivan McNieve was such a person. And even if you don't know anything ...

Jefferson’s – We’ve Got a Friend
May 10, 2021

Jefferson’s – We’ve Got a Friend

Over a decade ago I was listening to an interview with Carole King and James Taylor when they were doing their ‘Live at the Troubadour’ tour. At one point in the interview, they were asked, “What was it like to be making music at the crossroads of everything that was happening musically early in your ...

Thanks for the Food, Mom!
May 7, 2021

Thanks for the Food, Mom!

So many times I watched my mother make dinner in big pots, mounds of food for her 10 children. We all learned by watching her. We thought we were learning to cook, and we were, but we also learned the power of partaking and participating in eating together.

LINK Guests Put Their Scarves Away
March 9, 2021

LINK Guests Put Their Scarves Away

During the wicked February cold spell Project Warmth came through with lovingly made mittens and scarves for our guests. It’s time to put them away for a while.

Good Gracious, Good People, and Good Riddance 2020
February 3, 2021

Good Gracious, Good People, and Good Riddance 2020

The turning of the calendar page to a new year may not deserve all of the significance we tend to assign to it, but there is value in taking a moment to reflect on the past year and imagine (or plan for) the next one. In March, when the first of the pandemic lock downs ...

Spooky Treats from Sweet Volunteer-heroes
October 30, 2020

Spooky Treats from Sweet Volunteer-heroes

The wonder of L.I.N.K is the times when local folks step up in unexpected ways. Yvonne and Matt Klinksick and their little tykes make and share sweet trays of joy during COVID-19. When we asked Yvonne about how their family decided to bake treats for LINK she told us, "It’s easy to feel disconnected from ...

October 20, 2020

Thanksgiving 2020 Volunteers

Volunteer sign up starts Nov. 1! First off ... Thank you! Our community and country have been through a lot this year, and it's refreshing to the heart when our good voices ring. Volunteer by signing up on SignUp Genius, Options: Meals will be served from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 26,@ LINK ...

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L.I.N.K. Gets a Facelift
September 28, 2020

L.I.N.K. Gets a Facelift

Brie Winder's church, the Lawrence First Church of the Nazarene, was looking for ways to serve the Lawrence community. While they planned to continue serving meals at L.I.N.K. Brie wondered what it would be like, since the dining room is closed due to COVID-19.  While dropping off food she noticed that someone had written “We ...