Time for an update on our little project……O.K. not so little of a project by the way.
I’ll just start with a quick Jan report.
Orders placed in Jan: +44% over last Jan.
Hours of Service: 56.5
15 hours at the food bank for 3 people x 5 hours each.
4 hours for the local museum.
2 hours at the school.
24.5 hours on a project for Kids in Bluegrass.
11 hours spent working with 2 Economic Development boards.
We only went out to do service for one week in Jan. It took some time to get things setup and moving. Everyone is excited about the project. I have found however, it is difficult to get people that work at the agencies that need community service volunteers to call me back. I have people who want to work with them, but they just don’t seem to know how to handle someone who is really looking to come help. I am sure once the word gets out we will have better responses.
I decided last week to leave my people on the payroll for a week or so and have them do the follow-up with these people and agencies for me. It was a bit more than one person could keep up with.
I am very happy with how it is going so far. We are getting more and more opportunities in the community to serve. The Lord is blessing us to be able to continue this project. Business is up and there are several new projects coming up that are moving along smoothly and we expect to start really moving on these very soon.