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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 ...

Serving Day – Looking Forward
September 21, 2020

Serving Day – Looking Forward

This “serving snapshot” is from pre-pandemic times, of course—now our teams mostly serve pre-packaged meals (sack or box lunches), and guests aren’t coming inside to eat for the time being, but it still takes many volunteers, preparing healthy sack lunches, or making hot lunches and bringing them down to LINK for distribution, to continue this …

Hi. I’m Doug.
July 16, 2020

Hi. I’m Doug.

My name is Doug Heacock, and I’m a retired pastor and a member of the LINK board of directors. I’ll be sharing in this space from time to time, mostly about issues and topics related to the work that we do at LINK. Obtaining food As odd as it may seem, I didn’t really become …