The Blessings of Service

The Blessings of Service

The OCP Blog The Blessings of Service Annie has been working with a long-time community member. We’ll call him Abe. In recent months we all noticed Abe was getting slower and thinner, even falling asleep at the table at OCP.  Abe was getting so bad he just couldn’t...
Featured Volunteer of the Month  Symonè Bolden

Featured Volunteer of the Month Symonè Bolden

The OCP Blog Featured Volunteer of the Month: Symonè Bolden “You are a person worthy of love. You don’t have to do anything to prove that. You do not have to earn love. You simply have to exist. We are worthy whether or not we accomplish anything.” – Sharon Salzberg...
Our Partnerships With Local Universities

Our Partnerships With Local Universities

The OCP Blog Our Partnerships With Local Universities Each semester, OCP hosts a number of college interns and classes who are assigned to work at OCP. For this last year, we especially want to thank Cecily (a work study student) for her energetic service and great...
Love’s Agenda

Love’s Agenda

The OCP Blog Love’s Agenda “As Jesus walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” –John 9:1-3 I had a frustrating interaction at the community center a couple months...
Featured Volunteer of the Month: Kevin Waters

Featured Volunteer of the Month: Kevin Waters

The OCP Blog Featured Volunteer of the Month: Kevin Waters “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” -Frederick Douglass Due to the many ways that our featured volunteer of the month, Mr. Kevin Waters, has shown a spirit of volunteerism, it took...
Featured Volunteer of the Month: Larry Jones

Featured Volunteer of the Month: Larry Jones

The OCP Blog Featured Volunteer of the Month: Larry Jones “Resilience: The way the water knows just how to flow, not force itself around a river rock; then surely I can stretch myself in the shape my own path is asking of me.”  – Corina Fadel Mr. Larry Jones’...