Americus Officers:  How YOU Can Help – UPDATE!

UPDATE:  the YouCare fund is at $7000 of a $10000 goal!  Please donate what you can! The killing of Officer Nick Smarr and shooting of Officer Jody Smith has rocked the city of Americus and the state of Georgia.  Both officers were shot in the head.  This sort of thing simply doesn’t happen in Americus.…

A call for prayer and healing in Americus

Americus grieves, a city in pain For it lost one son today This town which sits upon a hill A community of vast collective will Now its citizens mourn and cry For one of their finest has just died Their college, a beacon of wisdom and strength They too have come together to pray. We…

Great non-food donation ideas for charities

The holiday season brings out the charitable spirit, and many folks want to give.  There are some very effective ways to give and help out the less fortunate in ways most people would never think of. Toiletries It may sound strange, but one of the most basic needs for many less fortunate are essential toiletries…

Hurricane Matthew: Share your stories here

If you are an evacuee from Hurricane Matthew in Florida or Georgia or riding out the storm, I am inviting you to share your accounts about the storm on this page in the comments section.  It doesn’t matter what the story is – it could be a one line tale or heroism or a three paragraph price gouging complaint. …