Monthly Archive June 2012

Storm Winds

                        As all of Virginia knows, Monday afternoon brought a surprising storm full of strong winds, rains, and even a tornado. As C.J. Meade described it, “Mother Nature had a big sneeze!” But God was sure watching out for the Residents of St. Joseph’s Read more…

Helping Hands and Hearts

  For the past eight years, a group of developmentally challenged students from Freeman High School have worked at Little Sisters of the Poor doing special volunteer jobs. These students are part of a program called Cooperative Work. It is a joint venture between local businesses and the school system to teach these students vocational Read more…

Safety First

                        The staff here at Little Sisters of the Poor regularly attends routine in-services to stay on top of our knowledge and skills and to make sure we are providing the best care and safety for the Residents. Such in-service classes cover a wide Read more…

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Open a lemonade stand and have a ball! That’s what Kayla, Ellie, Linny, and Connor did. And we couldn’t be more touched. Recently, we received this note along with $11.00 from these young entrepreneurial philanthropists. Lemonade stands are a favorite past-time of childhood summers. But their afternoon activity was something more, because they were thinking Read more…

What’s Up?

Thanks to the generosity of the benefactors at the Annual Dinner, the Home is getting some much needed repairs. If you have been to visit the Home recently, you’ve probably noticed the large cherry-picker perched somewhere on the grounds with workmen dangling from the roof. They are working on replacing our outdated downspout and gutter Read more…