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A Volunteer Prespective by Laura VanSickle-Deavours

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

A Volunteer Prespective by Laura VanSickle-Deavours

I can hardly believe it was only a little over a year ago that I first walked into the Day Center.  (more…)

Boxing for Family Promise???? by Mary Kaczor, Board Member

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Boxing for Family Promise???? by Mary Kaczor, Board Member

“Put your hips into it,” the handsome young instructor coaches me as I step back from the big blue bag. I punch it again with all my might (more…)

Holy Week – April 2015 Newsletter

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Holy Week – April 2015 Newsletter

“We always thank God for all of you…We remember before our God and Father for your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ” 1Thes 1:2-3 (niv) (more…)

Home Run 5K Memorial Day May 25, 2015

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Home Run 5K Memorial Day May 25, 2015

3rd Annual Home Run 5K – Benefiting both Family Promise of Lawrence and the Lawrence Community Shelter

South Park, Lawrence, KS

May 25, 2015 – Memorial Day

Race Start 8:00 AM

Race Day Registration 7:00 AM

Register for the Event Here

 

 

Imbibe 2015 – Event benefiting Family Promise of Lawrence

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Imbibe 2015 – Event benefiting Family Promise of Lawrence

Imbibe

May 7th -Charity Dinner 6:30

Eldridge Hotel

AND/OR

May 9th Tasting event  2-5 pm

Abe and Jakes Landing

For tickets please see: www.imbibelawrence.com

It’s almost that time again! We at Cork & Barrel are very excited to announce the second annual IMBIBE, a wine centered charity fundraiser. All proceeds of the event will benefit Family Promise of Lawrence.

Enjoy a limited-seating charity dinner on May 7th, orchestrated by The Eldridge’s Executive Chef, Nick Haxton, featuring Carol Shelton of Carol Shelton Winery in the Crystal Ballroom.

$80/personnot inclusive of tax and gratuity

please call 785.749.1005 for reservations
The tasting event is on Saturday May 9thand will feature over 120 wines as well as a sampling of local cuisine from Lawrence-original restaurants including Genovese.
$45 GENERAL ADMISSION
$75 RESERVE PASSES
(Reserve passes give you access to 2 reserve tables with 16 extra wines. Trust us… it’s worth it. Only 75 reserve passes available)

Tickets are available at Cork & Barrel 23rd, Abe & Jake’s Landing, The Granada, or online. To purchase tickets by phone, please call Cork & Barrel at 785.331.4242

Give a man a fish… by Ashley Lindsay

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Give a man a fish…   by Ashley Lindsay

I have always been somewhat of a humanitarian. I feel compelled by a thirst to do more for others, to encourage people facing adversity, to give away all of the hope and love I receive. It’s overflowing sometimes. (more…)

Reflections from the Day House – a Look Back on 2014

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Reflections from the Day House – a Look Back on 2014

The intake and graduation of families in and out of the rotation can change rapidly.  (more…)

Family promise – A place I am always welcome but never to return by Bridgette

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Family promise – A place I am always welcome but never to return by Bridgette

Family Promise…
It is a place I am always welcome but never want to return. (more…)

On this Road By, Isiah Linnear

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

On this Road  By, Isiah Linnear

On this road called life we come across some unforeseen obstacles,
Some that makes life seem so overwhelming,
Where maintaining seems impossible. (more…)

November Bits of Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

November Bits of Thanksgiving

November Bits of Thanksgivings from FPL
I feel as if time has zipped by so quickly, that suddenly I opened my eyes this morning and it is fall – and perhaps winter later this week if I believe my weather channel app!

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