A Gift of Giving

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This week we were brought to tears reading this testimony from one of our volunteers. She has become a vital part of our Be the Gift family and we are so very grateful for her. Definitely read this letter that tells her inspirational story!  

For Such a Time as This

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A letter from one of our single moms... "The team of volunteers have done a tremendous amount of work for us— painting areas we had not finished due to time constraints so that it would be finished before installing flooring in rooms that we had not had the financial ability to work on.  They also [...]

Rosa’s Story

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"I want to send my sincere thanks and appreciation for the work that was done at our home. I was completely taken back at the amount of genuine care and compassion that was shown by the Be the Gift volunteers. As a single parent the last few years have been the toughest I have ever [...]

Hidey-Ho, Neighbor

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When we are out at a project for a single mom, the neighbors often get curious.  Some will stand just outside their front doors and watch as our our volunteers work on projects.  Sometimes they will come over to say hello and ask what we are doing.  The last project I was at a neighbor [...]

Before We Knew It

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One of the first things Be the Gift does is go over to the home of the single mom, meet her and the kids, and assess the work that might need to be done.  The single mom gives us a tour of the home, talking through things she has noticed need repair and even finding [...]

Come Rain or Shine

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Today was a great morning to stay in bed.  It was overcast and raining, and had been raining off and on throughout the night.  In the morning the ground was pretty wet and the branches on the trees were heavy with water.  Mornings like this, in dry Colorado, are greatly appreciated and often prayed for.  [...]

It’s the Little Things

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“Never get tired of doing little things for others.  Sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts.” -Unknown Sometimes we feel that in order to make a big difference we have to make big changes.  As a society we are drawn to shows like Extreme Home Makeover, where the family is sent [...]