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LHR Partner Corner: Crossroads Jobs

When we work, everyone wins.

Crossroads Jobs provides free job placement assistance to unemployed and underemployed individuals in and around Loudoun County.  The more than 350 placements so far include individuals whose stories reflect the diversity and needs of Loudoun County: victims of domestic abuse, the homeless, returning citizens, individuals with disabilities, the young, the older and everyone in between.  We believe everyone has something to offer and many simply need a coach and cheerleader to put together a plan aimed toward success. Continue reading “LHR Partner Corner: Crossroads Jobs”

LHR Partner Corner: Rachel Roberts, “Flower Lady”

Rachel Roberts receives inaugural Shining Star Award from LHR President Carol Barbe and LHR Executive Director Jennifer Montgomery

Rachel Roberts, our Flower Lady, graciously agreed to do a little more volunteer work and write our first LHR Partner Corner post for us. Thank you Rachel!

When Trish asked me to write the first blog for Loudoun Hunger Relief, I didn’t know whether to feel honored or challenged. As a result, it’s a little of both!

Loudoun Hunger Relief (LHR) means so much to me. Continue reading “LHR Partner Corner: Rachel Roberts, “Flower Lady””

#Neighbors@LHR Series: A Sterling Family’s Story

#Neighbors@LHR is a series that explores the experiences of Loudoun Hunger Relief volunteers, staff, and served families.

Patricia lives in Sterling with her husband and children. She uses Loudoun Hunger Relief occasionally to help make ends meet in one of the most expensive places to live in the country. We sat down to chat with her to get a better understanding of what the pantry does well and what could be better. We also wanted to understand the particular challenges of Sterling residents and why some may not come to us to get the food they need.

Continue reading “#Neighbors@LHR Series: A Sterling Family’s Story”