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The Power of Prayer

The Center for Sharing is part of an association of community-based programs designed to enhance the spiritual wellbeing of those served through nurturing deeper connections with self, God, others and their place. At their core are welcoming practices: inviting in strangers, evoking their gifts, putting them to work in service…

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A Trust Building Approach

This week at the Collegium Café I was playing Chess with the kids. It was a normal day; it was noisy with lots of different activities taking place. I suddenly heard Jose, a 10-year-old boy, use language considered derogatory. His reaction came after he lost the chess game. He could…

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Living in Community

Shaunee  Hooper, pictured above, works at The Collegium Café, and like so many of the young women who come to the Center for Sharing (CFS), Shaunee came here through our Job Training Program. The steps that she’s taken in such a short amount of time, to give herself and her…

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