Posts made in June, 2010

Thank You Newton Farms!

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home based business leads p>Our deep gratitude is extended to Newton Farms Store at Freshfields Village for a $2,500 grant received to support the outreach ministry of the Rural Mission. Newton Farms is a grocery store and specialty shop of the Piggly Wiggly Carolina Company. We greatly appreciate the support of store manager Jeff Harrell in assisting with this grant. These funds will help support the work of our many volunteers who come to serve those in need on the islands. Volunteers building a handicap ramp for a wheelchair bound...

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Help Us Care for Migrant Children!

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Volunteers are needed to help care for the children of migrant workers with Rural Mission in Charleston and Colleton Counties. The Rural Mission, through the East Coast Migrant Children Headstart Program, has cared for young migrant children for over 40 years. Donations, in-kind service and volunteers are very much needed to provide all that these children need. Your church, Sunday School class, youth group, UMW or other organization … or just yourself … can make a difference. Anyone sixteen years of age or older can volunteer. The Rural Mission cares for the young preschool...

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Join the Rural Mission as we – Build with Love!

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Join the Rural Mission as we – Build with Love! Are you looking for a place to help others? To give back? Seeking purpose and direction? If the answers to any or all of these questions is YES, then the Rural Mission needs your help, skills and hearts! Our ministry has a place for all volunteers — young and older, skilled and unskilled, who want to make a difference. Help us to build these two homes this summer! This new home for Mrs. Sadie Gethers and her family on Johns Island is a community project that needs your help. We are working to build a small cottage for Sarah...

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Mrs. Gether’s Home is Underway!

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Update: This picture was taken on June 9 showing a nearly completed subfloor and support system for this three bedroom home. Framing the walls will come next. Please contact the Mission about getting involved or donating materials and contractor services. Our goal is to complete this home by late 2010. Skilled or unskilled, for a day or a week, there is work to do for everyone. Come and share the great feeling of giving of yourself to help give a better life to this family. jobs to do from...

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Rural Mission Board of Directors Welcomes New Members!

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The Rural Mission, Inc. has taken a major step forward as it works to position itself for continued service and ministry for its second 40 years of caring. Recently the Mission’s Board of Directors took the step of approving a plan to expand the size of the Board to welcome new members. With these new members comes much promise and expectation to become more stable financially, to be more visible and to grow in service to those in need. The continuing recession economy has challenged all non-profits and charities to carefully and strategically reexamine their mission, strengths and...

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