Spring Has Sprung and Spring Cleaning Too

Spring Cleaning It’s exciting to see crocuses and Lenten roses blooming around town! The warmer temperatures and bright sunny days have a way of energizing and inspiring us to do more. And spring cleaning is at the top of the list. For many, spring is a time to clean house and take extra, no longer […]


Jody’s Close Call

One Cold Winter Night We begged Jody not to go back outside. “It’s bitterly cold outside. You’ve been drinking and too many things could go wrong,” we warned him as temperatures dipped into the 20s. But Jody would have none of it. When we took away his bottle of mouthwash — a source of alcohol often used by people […]


When Volunteers Inspire

Justin’s email Sometimes volunteers are the ones who push our staff to be better. Recently, we got an email Justin, one of our managers at KARM Stores. In the email, Justin tells the story of Gregory, a volunteer who inspires him to do his job with excellence. I was blessed in getting the Store Manager […]


40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge

In four weeks, on Wednesday, February 14th, the season of Lent begins. Lent is a 40-day period of fasting and preparation for Easter. It has been observed by Christ followers for hundreds of years. What is 40 Bags in 40 Days? More recently, the 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge has made its way across social […]