As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we pause to be especially thankful this year. Thankful that we have a National Weather Service that provided warnings that saved lives. Thankful that the loss of life was not greater. Thankful for communities that pull together in times of loss. Thankful for neighbors who put their own tragedies aside to help neighbors. Thankful for churches that provided physical and spiritual shelter.
This Thanksgiving we can be most thankful for giving hearts. The giving of $750,000 during a three-hour telethon. The giving of walls of bottles of...Read more
It's a couple weeks into the 2013 Stuff-a-Bus food drive to benefit Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service, and a lot has been happening! There were three events just this past week. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, passengers rode free in exchange for a non-perishable food donation.
On Saturday, Nov. 9, CityLink hosted a "Can Build" in which students in the afterschool program at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service and other volunteers built a replica of a house out of canned food donated by Kroger at the CityLink Transit Center. ...Read more