My Job Is To Love This Person

“My job is to love this person,” says Natalie, an AmeriCorps member at The Elizabeth House. She is reflecting on her year of service, its’ meaning, its’ heartbreak and lessons learned. Natalie joined with fellow Corps member Christina for a podcast mini-series featuring moms and AmeriCorps members from each of the Maggies’ Place homes. “No…

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Maggie’s Place Babies Are Royal-Tea

Saturday marked the celebration of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s soon-to-be royal little one. The English Rose Tea Room in Carefree threw a baby shower and the gifts were for Maggie’s Place babies. Jo Gemmill, owner and Maggie’s Place friend, celebrates tea for all royal events. She is an English transplant after all. She brought…

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Share A Cup Of Coffee With Maggie’s Place

Tuesday is podcast day at Maggie’s Place. We joined Program Director Julie Carlberg, Volunteer Celeste Burton, AmeriCorps members Amy O’Neil and Pinky Guerrero to discuss volunteerism, a year of service and how rules without relationships equal rebellion. The conversation veered to experiencing poverty, human dignity and breaking the barriers of “us” and “them.” Haven’t heard…

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