Day of Caring

Categories: Around the Diocese

Oct. 11, 2013, edition

Five volunteers from The Village Family Service Center helped change an office space into a room for a new mother at New Beginnings Sept. 26. Volunteers painted the room, put a dresser in it and decorated it. New Beginnings provides a safe, secure residence for pregnant women, new mothers and their babies while fostering self-esteem, educational growth and skills of living, parenting and decision-making based upon Christian values. More than 370 volunteers completed around 50 projects in central Minnesota for the United Way Day of Caring.

Photos by Paul Middlestaedt for The Visitor

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Paige Meier, Nora Hansen and Alex Gruska work on putting together a shelf.

 

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Amber Morrighan puts down a coat of paint in a room at New Beginnings.

 

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Morrighan (right) paints with volunteer Amber Manders.