Box of Love

“To help other people is the greatest feeling,” says Laurie Martin, founder of Simplicity Organizers and Simplicity Serves. While her main business is helping people organize and simplify their lives, Laurie’s real passion runs much deeper. Her...

Common Grounds | Uncommon Generosity

It started with an abundance of tomatoes. What to do with a prolific garden and not enough appetite to eat all the juicy reds multiplying each week? Sarah Belk wondered if all the produce in her farm garden could somehow generate good. “What if we...

Supplies for the Heroes

When Amalia Juchnik talked to me on the phone Monday, she was slightly out of breath from pulling her two boys up a hill in a red wagon. But she was also breathless about the under-reported community crisis in Charlotte brought on by COVID-19 that is...