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Letter: Community generosity

By Mary Bardin

I would like to speak about the kindness and compassion of very dear friends. The profession I have chosen puts me in contact with many different people in need of lots of things, some the very basic of needs. People struggle to just get through a day. They struggle with hunger, shelter, drugs and alcohol, depression and other mental illnesses. They struggle to get through every day.

I had a client that needed repairs on a hot water heater and also an electric cooking stove. A compassionate lady volunteered to deliver her stove to him when she bought a new one. My very dear friend saw my Facebook post asking for assistance with the water heater. He volunteered to travel across 2 counties to repair the water heater, both of these deeds were all done out of kindness. The client was so excited and grateful to get some to help.

The people that know me and knew my mother know a trait I inherited from Wilma was to try to feed people. Sometimes I'm trying to find a means to provide food. A local minister and another man and wife has volunteered to help purchase food for people. JOY Ministry has also helped me make sure I can get emergency food. I want to thank these people for their generosity. It makes a difference in these peoples lives. I appreciate you guys and want you to know how much your generosity means to people in need. Thank you greatly

Mary Bardin

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