Tag Archives: homeless

  • Helping the Homeless: RunningWorks Teaches Life Skills Through Running

    Posted on August 7, 2013 by Elf Martin

    Homelessness poses a challenge to every city in America. There are many programs that use shelters, soup kitchens and job placement to help people get back on their feet, but a group in Charlotte, North Carolina is trying a more unconventional method: running.
    We recently heard about this story on NPR's... [click title to read more]


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  • Soft Star Shoes for Mari's Place

    Posted on October 25, 2012 by Elf Martin

    Earlier this year, Soft Star Shoes donated a supply of new shoes to students at Mari's Place in central Corvallis, and Elf Sarah recently had the privilege of visiting their open house.
    Mari's Place is a nature-based child care center that uses an emergent curriculum in a warm, inviting classroom setting... [click title to read more]


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