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Archives for: September 2018 (4 posts)
Perspectives Matter
September 30, 2018 @ 3:01 PM by: Richard Steinecke

It was a pretty small dust up, as these things go. A male community member asked for a bunch of small plastic bags to hold his fruit and vegetables. A female volunteer wanted him to combine some of the fruit and vegetables into a few bags to save ... [read full post]

Lunchtime at the Oasis Kitchen
September 22, 2018 @ 6:47 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Food. No wander someone said food is drama. Look at us, staff and volunteers at Oasis gathered around the kitchen table. Its lunchtime and people are happy to put aside whatever they were doing, to eat. Together. The food is a symbol of solidarity ... [read full post]

What Oasis Does Matters
September 15, 2018 @ 5:28 AM by: Richard Steinecke

One often wonders whether what Oasis does matters. Most of the impact we like to have is about relationships. People feeling included, developing confidence and becoming more independent. That is very difficult to measure. However, a major part of ... [read full post]

It is Quieter this Week
September 7, 2018 @ 10:35 AM by: Richard Steinecke

It was a lot quieter this week at Oasis. And the average age of our volunteers more than doubled. Our summer students have returned to their studies. We said goodbye with cake, testimonials, poetry and tears. On their last day the students met wit ... [read full post]

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