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Everence Financial®, a faith-based financial services organization, presents a $3,000 donation to Our Community Place. The organization was selected to receive an Everence Chapter Grant by the Everence chapter board for Harrisonburg, a board comprised of Everence members. From left: Lana Miller, Everence Stewardship Consultant, Evelin Gonzalez, Everence Financial Consultant and Sam Nickels, Our Community Place Executive Director. November, 2020.

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Community Partner Spotlight: The Suitcase Clinic

Community Partner Spotlight: The Suitcase Clinic

By Annie Pangle, case manager At OCP we are blessed to work closely with local nonprofit partners that help us care for our community members. This month we are highlighting the work of The Suitcase Clinic.  The Suitcase Clinic is part of the JMU IHHS program and...

Housing Program Update – 2/23/2021

“Without homes, everything else falls apart.” ― Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted (Pulitzer Prize winner) Having been born into homelessness, I acutely understand a reality of Desmond’s quote. It’s one of the reasons I stepped into the new role of Housing Program...

Volunteer of the Month re-cap: Kevin “Spider” Waters

By Leons Kabongo, Engagement Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein - Two and a half years ago, we had the opportunity to introduce you to our featured volunteer of the month Mr. Kevin Waters. Since...

Heart of Gold and Determination of Steel

Heart of Gold and Determination of Steel Roger Thompson’s Journey from Homelessness to Headstrong HARRISONBURG, Va.— Homelessness is something that can happen to anyone. Without the right resources, it is extremely hard to escape. Roger Thompson, 63, fell victim to...

OCP’s interim statement on racism

Here I share the interim statement on racism that the Board of OCP approved at its last meeting:  “As a direct impact of the national and global focus on police violence and anti-Black racism, Our Community Place is working internally to learn how we can operate...

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