Facing Hope in Rome, Georgia

Georgia Highlands College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College and Berry College have enthusiastically joined forces to provide a meaningful way to engage students through community-based learning and volunteer initiatives.  In a collaborative effort to promote student learning and success through service, Georgia Highlands College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, and Berry College students are currently working on a large-scale oral history project that will bring 25 local non-profits together to raise awareness of the men, women and children living in poverty in and around Floyd County.

Well Worth the Wait

My journey to Marilyn Ringstaff and the Women of W.O.R.T.H. organization was not a short,…

The Other Side of Me

“I never imagined this could happen to me.” Everyone says that but it is true.…

Taking the First Step

I first connected with the Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth when I became…

A New Day for Angel

As my daughter Angel neared high school, I became more nervous for her knowing graduation…

Ready, Willing, and Stable

Without the Rome, Georgia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), I’d probably…

The American Dream

It was a hot and stifling night. As I lay drifting off to sleep, my…

No More Bad Things

Dear Diary,                                                                                                     28 April 2011 I am writing to you in secret because Mommy…

A Hand Up

Our eldest daughter came to live with us, bringing our grandchildren and a suitcase of…

Four-legged Philanthropy

I have always loved animals. It’s not an uncommon interest I know, loving animals, but…

A Breath of Fresh Air

Chronic bronchitis. All the doctors kept telling me that’s what it was when I was…

Will Work For Treats

Compassionate Paws, Inc. is an affiliate of Pet Partners. It was originally created July 5,…

The Long Road Home

“The court orders that the defendant shall serve a sentence of 40 years in state…

His Way

If you need something and I’ve got it, I’ll share what I’ve got. That’s the…

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