Neighbor Connect is a functional connection of one neighbor’s skill to another neighbor’s need through databasing and categorizing the services volunteers can offer our community.
Today when people are struggling, they often turn to impersonal bureaucratic systems for help. Not that long ago, neighbors were the first to respond to need in their communities. We believe it should be like that again. It's why we created Neighbor Connect.
If you would like to use your skills and gifts, please join us in meeting the needs and blessing those in the Joplin community and the surrounding areas. We will contact you periodically when someone comes to us with a need that fits your abilities and schedule.
Thank you to Tom from Wellspring!!! He has been working side by side with Joe for the last several months on a home repair. Not only is he a handyman, but a relationship builder. Thank you Tom for investing in Joe!
A big thanks to Anna for helping BG with her laundry while she's been sick. BG was overwhelmed and stressed until Anna blessed her by taking several loads to the laundromat and then delivering them back home, freshly washed and folded. Thanks for being a servant, Anna!
Thanks to Scotty and Kathryn from Impact, for taking Julie to a doctor's appointment in Nevada. She had to cancel one time before and was worried she wasn't going to make it a second time. They were a true blessing in a time of need. Thanks for stepping up and serving Julie in such a big way!
Thank you Kevin from CHCC, for laying flooring in the kitchen at Samantha's house this weekend. She was able to get moved into her first home. Thank you for being such a blessing!
Thank you Mike and Tabitha for fixing the heater on BG's car. She can now get to and from her doctor's appointments this winter, safely and comfortably. Thanks again for showing compassion and generosity.
A big thanks to the Smith family from CCO for raking Myra's yard. She was blessed by the service and able to bake cookies as a way to say thanks for all their hard work. Thanks again, Smith family!
Thanks to Sheila from Harvest Community for taking Rick his groceries each month. Since he isn't able to get out, he is so grateful to have the assistance and visit from someone on a regular basis. Thanks again Sheila for being a blessing!
Thank you to David and his team for taking care of Velma's yard this season. She is so incredibly thankful for how her yard has looked all year. She didn't have to stress and worry about how it was going to get done. Thanks again guys for making a difference!
Thank you Scott from Christ's Church of Joplin for helping James get moved into his wheelchair and ready for his doctor's appointment. He would have had to cancel without someone coming to his aide. Thanks again for taking time out of the work day to help!
Thanks Donnie, Zechariah, Brian, and Joe for helping Pat fix his water pipes under his house. Now, he can get his water turned back on. What a big blessing all four of these men are. Thanks again guys!
A big thanks to Charlie from First Baptist in Neosho, for taking a client to a medical procedure at the hospital in a time crunch. They were thankful for his desire to be the hands and feet of Jesus in a time of need. Thanks Charlie for answering the call!
Thank you Madaline from High Street Christian Church in Neosho for taking Linda to a medical appointment. She was appreciative of the ride, but was more excited about the new found friendship that day. Thanks again, Madaline!
Charles, a disabled vetaran in Joplin, needs help moving his belongings from a storage unit to his home. He had a house fire and has kept his salvagable items there until getting settled into his place. If you have a group that would like to help Charles, please contact email@example.com or 623.6030 ext 121.
Dennis, a resident in Joplin, needs help with a yard clean-up. If you have a group that would like to partner with Neighbor Connect and the City of Joplin to help, or learn more, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 623.6030 ext 121.
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