March 22, 2013

He’s Finally Home

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No greater sense of accomplishment can surpass experiencing firsthand a disabled veteran finding a place that they can call home.  It makes what we strive to do, each and every day for those we serve, worth doing. Mr. Darrell Lowery, a disabled U.S. Navy veteran with over four years of military service and who served […]

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March 15, 2013

I’m coming back for a cup of coffee

Today I was able to drive slowly by that block and then stop and smile. Up until yesterday I had to look away and wipe the tears. Not that I didn’t want to stop and knock on each door. I wanted to stop. I just didn’t have anything in my hands for the families in […]

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February 13, 2013

It Took a Long, Long Road to Get Here

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For the 35 new residents of the recently restored Rosedale Community in Birmingham who gathered on a recent winter morning, there was a feeling a little like that expressed by Alicia Keys in her latest hit, “A Brand New Kind of Me,” which includes the lines, “It took a long, long road to get here.  […]

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