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Archives for: March 2018 (6 posts)
A Donation from an Unexpected Source
March 25, 2018 @ 7:45 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Many of our community members really appreciate what Oasis is trying to accomplish. They express gratitude. They try to help out when they can. They even encourage you on a down day. One such community member moved “down east” last yea ... [read full post]

March 24, 2018 @ 6:33 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Oasis is a good place to learn humility. You can arrive with lots of ideas about how to make things better and changes that need to be made. Now, there is always room for improvement and we have made a number of successful improvements to our prog ... [read full post]

A Small but Mighty Network
March 19, 2018 @ 5:05 PM by: Richard Steinecke

A couple of weeks ago we mentioned how we were making do with two stoves, one of which was partially broken. Almost immediately a supporter of Oasis approached one of our Board members offering their gently used stove to Oasis. Transportation cost ... [read full post]

Quite the Gang
March 17, 2018 @ 6:42 AM by: Richard Steinecke

There was a lot of energy. Forty-five young people from three churches visited Oasis on the Tuesday of the March Break as part of an urban mission trip. To start off, we had them write what they think their obituaries would say if they lived to 90 ... [read full post]

The Loblaw Gift Cards Are Starting to Role In
March 11, 2018 @ 3:29 PM by: Richard Steinecke

The $25 Loblaw gift cards are starting to role in at Oasis. We thank everyone who is donating them. We use them to buy extra food when we need some more to ensure everyone goes home with sufficient. With our tight budget, every bit helps. Recently ... [read full post]

My Ten-Year Old Hero
March 2, 2018 @ 4:32 AM by: Richard Steinecke

How many ten-year olds do you know would forgo their birthday presents? Well I met one this week. Isaac lives near Oasis. For his tenth birthday party he asked his friends not to bring any presents. Rather he asked them to bring non-perishable foo ... [read full post]

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