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Petree, Old Town join Compassion Corner

“People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite…” – Nelson Mandela   If we look for it, compassion … Continue reading

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Bolton Dedicates Its Compassion Corner

Winston-Salem’s elementary schools now have their second Compassion Corner bench. The Rev. Dr. Bob Setzer of Knollwood Baptist Church led the dedication of the Compassion Corner at Bolton Elementary School Friday, October 24 under brilliant blue skies. Knollwood, a partner … Continue reading

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Compassion Corner Dedicated at Moore Magnet Elementary

With their songs ringing across the campus, 100 second-graders at Moore Magnet Elementary School in Winston-Salem on October 23 dedicated a Compassion Corner bench that symbolizes their goal to abide by the Golden Rule: to treat others as they want … Continue reading

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Compassion Corner and Compassion Games

Our Compassion Corner project for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County elementary schools is highlighted in an excellent article by Kim Underwood on the school system’s website. (http://wsfcs.k12.nc.us/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=12708&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=162409&PageID=1) The article recognizes the many volunteers and supporters who have brought the project to this point … Continue reading

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Salem College Becomes First N.C. College to Affirm Charter for Compassion

(The Interfaith Committee at Salem College in Winston-Salem spearheaded the effort to have the college affirm the Charter for Compassion.) Salem College has become the first college in North Carolina, and one of the first in the U.S., to affirm … Continue reading

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Adding Quality of Life to Homeless Overflow Shelters

This information was supplied by Anthony’s Plot, which is doing stellar work in providing overnight accommodations when other shelters have no room at their inns.   Anthony’s Plot Community 11:01pm Feb 13 Greetings from inside First Baptist Church on this … Continue reading

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An Overnight Shelter check-in

There’s something to the feeling of connecting with someone in need, offering a smile, a compassionate glance, an easy ear. A group of Compassionate Winston-Salem volunteers got together tonight and did just that. We met at 7pm at Loaves and … Continue reading

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When Coats Are Needed, Her Higher Degree Helps

                When Cindy Jones earned a Master’s degree in Clothing and Textiles from UNC Greensboro, she never expected to be using her education quite like she’s using it today.                 “I love to shop, and I’m a good shopper,” she … Continue reading

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Double the Value of Your Shalom Gift

    Through Tuesday, Dec. 3 you can double the value of your gifts to The Shalom Project in Winston-Salem.  Your gift will support Circles Winston-Salem, a new partnership that helps people build a bridge out of poverty by finding, … Continue reading

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Join Winston-Salem’s Kwanzaa Celebration

When we understand Kwanzaa, we understand more about our neighbors.  2013 Winston-Salem City-Wide Kwanzaa Celebration December 26 – January 1 A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture Free and Open to the Public!!!   Thursday, December 26   Umoja (Unity) 6:30 … Continue reading

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