Walking through downtown Dublin, GA, you might not notice the modest building at 410 Academy Avenue. Yet for many, the J.O.Y. Clinic inside is a medical and spiritual haven.
Growing up wasn’t easy for Whitney Gilliard. Her mother abandoned her, her father died, and her life was a series of moving from home to home.
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It is easy to give when you have so much, but what about after you’ve lost it all?
When Lawrenceville middle schoolers Noelle Gorinas and Anna Hardy learned that 3,000 children in Gwinnett County face homelessness, they pulled out the slime and got to work.
As a child, Bonnie Rachael fell in love with horses. As a teenager, she credited horses with getting her life back on track. And now as an adult, she’s changing lives through Faith Equestrian Center.
The fifth-graders call him Mr. Bobby or Officer Bobby. Some in the Laurens County schools even call him Uncle Bobby. The affection for Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Brantley is real, and so is his impact on those children.
In the Digital Age, we are spending more of our day online and less time IRL (in real life). From shopping and dating to learning and teaching, our interactions online are having a greater influence on how we and others see ourselves, how we think, and how we see the world. Regrettably, there's no virtual justice system ensuring those who use the internet for good are rewarded and those who do otherwise face consequences. So, what’s a parent to do? Our friends at Savvy Cyber Kids have some tips to keep your family safe in an increasingly online world:
Jimmy Allgood has been honored by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development for an endowment gift that will fund leadership development efforts in rural communities throughout the state of Georgia.
As a young man in his 20s, Domonic Purviance found himself struggling with a pretty profound question: What does it mean to be a man?
Imagine the frustration and hopelessness when everyday experiences that should be safe and comfortable are not.