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George Alley, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: Help postal carriers stamp out hunger on May 12

The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 26th annual national food drive on Saturday, May 12. The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the ... Read more

by George Alley, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 8:00 am

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Many hands make light work of Outreach’s efforts to assist locals in need

“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.”  This anonymous quote speaks to how we feel about ... Read more

by George Alley, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 8:00 am

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: Getting some essential feedback

Last month, we talked about strategic planning, the key informants of poverty and some of the key determinants of poverty. As this information is provided ... Read more

by George Alley, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:00 am

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: How poor is poor?

The beginning of each year brings strategic planning to Outreach. One of the data inputs we consider is the concept of “key informants and determinants ... Read more

by George Alley, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 3:58 pm

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: Polk steps up to help those in need

While our society appears to be coming apart at the seams nationally and internationally, we have some good news to report locally. The Outreach Holiday ... Read more

by George Alley, Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:50 pm

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: Run, don’t walk, to sign up for the half marathon

The Tryon Running Club and Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (Outreach) are again hosting the Tryon Half Marathon on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Harmon Field in ... Read more

by George Alley, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 4:21 pm

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: Examining public policy changes for affordable housing

I recently had the opportunity to attend the 7th Annual Poverty Forum featuring Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Matthew Desmond, the author of “Evicted – Poverty ... Read more

by George Alley, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 3:17 pm

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: Food needs, near and far

Did you know September is Hunger Action Month? Throughout the month, people all over America stand together with Feeding America, our regional affiliate MANNA Foodbank ... Read more

by George Alley, Friday, September 1, 2017 5:56 pm

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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry: Active, service-minded youth a part of Outreach volunteer staff

Summertime here at Outreach not only means that our Garden of Hope is in full bloom, but we see a lot of youth volunteering their ... Read more

by George Alley, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 10:00 pm

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Outreach’s Garden of Hope leads to gardening, cooking classes

The idea for the Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (Outreach) Garden of Hope began in 2009 as a collaboration between Outreach, Lynn Sprague of the Mill ... Read more

by George Alley, Monday, July 3, 2017 11:20 pm

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