Volunteers Worth Appreciating

On Sunday February 8th we hosted a volunteer appreciation brunch at board member Rick Boydston’s home to enjoy a spread of delicious food and honor the 30+ guests who have volunteered with Lydia’s House in 2014.  Over the past year and beyond, we have been blown away by the disposition of compassion of our volunteers and therefore made our theme for this year’s volunteer appreciation gathering “Compassionate Hands and Hearts”. We acknowledged Henri Nouwen’s statement, “Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish…Compassion means full immersion in