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Weekend Trip Blessings

YES trips are filled with intentional activities; we fill the time with so many things that make the weekend trip feel like it lasts a week. One of the things …

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NewsSt. Herman House - FOCUS Cleveland

Be Grateful, Everyone Has Something to Offer

Working at St. Herman House – FOCUS Cleveland, I’m grateful for many things. Some are obvious, like volunteers. We serve more than 70,000 meals a year and our building is …

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This Month, FOCUS on Gratitude

Every day, you (yes, YOU) give us at FOCUS countless reasons to be inspired by gratitude. This month leading up to #GratitudeTuesday we’re inviting you to join us as we …

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FOCUS Gateway City

Benefit Concert Raised $3.9k for FOCUS

Thank you to all who attended this years successful Benefit Concert at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in support of FOCUS Gateway City. The beautiful event showcased talented singers of …

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FOCUS Orange CountyNews

Finding Gratitude in All Circumstances

Recently, I was representing FOCUS North America at an Antiochian Conference. At the time, I had just been brought on as the new Director for Orange County. As I was …

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St. Herman House - FOCUS Cleveland

Read these myth-busting facts about homelessness

For World Homeless Day we’re busting myths. Did you know St. Herman House – FOCUS Cleveland operates an emergency shelter and a transitional house for men trying to break the …

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New Perspectives on Poverty: YES OKC Prayer Tour

This fall, young people across the country are being exposed to to new perspectives on poverty through Youth Equipped to Serve’s weekend trip program. Below is a reflection on an …

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FOCUS Gateway CityNews

Gateway City Benefit Concert

Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church is hosting a benefit concert for FOCUS Gateway City on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Stay and enjoy light hors-d’oeuvres after the concert. …

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FOCUS West Central PA

Back to School: Volunteers deliver 300 Backpacks to students in PA

It’s that time again! Everyone is going back to school. That means excitement. It also means spending money. But unfortunately, so many families in our local communities cannot afford basic …

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