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A WORLD WITHOUT LONELINESS.

inspiring intentional connections by empowering people and equipping partners through our established programs and resources

A WORLD WITHOUT LONELINESS

As a people who desire meaning, asking the question “why?” is in our DNA.  But when that question becomes “why did someone die?”, it gets pretty complex and painful. In the wake of tragic death, shock, confusion, numbness, anger, guilt, anxiety, and panic can come in waves leaving the one grieving struggling to find their […]

7SecondStories

March 24, 2021

Talking to Your Teenagers about Grief

TW: Mentions of death and suicide  Ever since I was little, my mom has been my best friend. She had this spectacular way of walking the line between being parent and friend. She was so humble, so smart, so kind. My mom is the one who taught me to love music and the arts. She […]

7SecondStories

February 11, 2021

Learning to Hope | #7secondstories

The “college care package Moms group” was inspired by an article I read from Grown & Flown. We all have college freshman away from home for the first time, living in the dorms. I wanted to connect other local moms who are in the same phase and together, support our “babies”.

7SecondStories, Spread Hope

February 4, 2021

College Care Packages

The other day I was having a conversation with a friend and we were talking about life’s trials and the struggles we were facing at the time, and she said something that took me back a bit.

7SecondStories

January 19, 2021

Stevie’s Story | #7secondstories

As the youngest of seven, Mario Gonzales was 11 years old when his parents left he and his siblings and went to California for work. Mario recalls that that season was filled with new experiences–both good and bad. He began experimenting with drugs and alcohol yet tried to form relationships and find community with peers at the local teen center. “I would do whatever it took to get to Chelan and go to the teen center. I’d sleep at Don Morse Park to be somewhere else or be with friends. But no one knew I was sleeping at parks alone.”

7SecondStories

December 2, 2020

Mario’s Story | #7secondstories

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