Last week we were asked if we were a “religious” organization. We pondered this question quite a while because we are and we aren’t. Here’s what we mean: Those of us who work here are Christians and we act as our Judaeo-Christian teachings expect us to act. We do not require people to attend religious… Read More Is the CRC a “religious” organization?
For several years the wonderful volunteers at the United Methodist Church in Chillicothe, Missouri, have been bringing dinner to the Community Resource Center every Wednesday night. Their delicious meals have filled the clients at the Center with a hot meal every week and have provided the clients with cheerful visitors. On May 15, 2019 from… Read More UNITED METHODIST CHURCH HOSTS FUND RAISING DINNER FOR COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
Finding out the number of the homeless people in Livingston County so we can help them is critical to the missions of many area organizations. This year, the Community Resource Center requested help from Hedrick Medical Center, House of Prayer’s Helping Hands, Grand River Multi-purpose Center, the Livingston County Health Center, the Livingston County Food… Read More The 2019 Point in Time Count
The second full week of November is a time set aside to consider those who have no roof over their heads and little food in their stomachs. The week falls as the weather in North Missouri takes a sudden dip into significantly colder temperatures. It also includes Remembrance Day (UK,AZ,NZ,CAN) and Veteran’s Day (USA). And,… Read More Hunger and Homeless Week 2018
Comments on the feasibility in the USA, please. The Church of England has been part of developing a plan to end homelessness in he UK. The Chartered Institute of Housing, Heriot-Watt University, the National Housing Federation and accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), as well as frontline workers and people who have been homeless have been involved in… Read More Everybody In: How to end homelessness in Great Britain
Father’s Day will soon be here! Dad will need great gifts! And you can use buying him presents as an easy way to help us help others! When getting those special items for Father’s Day, you can help support the work of the Community Resource Center with every purchase you make on Amazon.com! Just… Read More
The National Day of Action for Housing, on April 1st, 2017 is a day meant to acknowledge the challenge of homelessness in the United States. The Community Resource Center is joining the National Coalition for the Homeless in their efforts to combat poverty in our area. Homelessness in the United States is widespread. The US… Read More Number of homeless in Livingston County increases