Bless Big Stories

Young Lives Care Fund Grant Stories
August 19th, 2022
The West Side Young Lives Care Fund (YLCF) committee would like to thank you all for your support for the young moms in the local Young Lives program. Each time we receive a grant request we are blown away at the incredible hurdles faced by these young women and the perseverance they show.  Recent YLCF grants have included the following: A.P. – Teen mom with 3-year-old daughter.  YLCF grant used t...
Is This My Neighbor?
March 22nd, 2022
Lin Snavely There are lessons our Father wants us to learn. This was mine. Martha Wilson knew Nancy only in passing, but when she saw that Nancy,72, had become physically weak and unkempt, she sprang into action. She enlisted Christine Miller and me to help clean Nancy’s apartment, get her food and line up social services. Nancy was in trouble…and we were too late. Within a few weeks, Martha calle...
Thank You from Olive Crest
February 27th, 2022
Thank you for West Side Presbyterian’s continued support of Olive Crest’s children and families. Your generosity has allowed vulnerable children in our community to experience the joy of the Christmas season.We also continue to be grateful for West Side’s Care Community which has been such a blessing this past year, surrounding one of our foster families with support and encouragement.This kind of...
Highland Park Elementary
January 4th, 2022
On November 23, a group of West Siders delivered Thanksgiving food boxes to the families of 30 students. The families were identified by the school social worker and the food provided by another organization. Each family received a turkey, a ham, a gallon of milk and the rest of the fixing for Thanksgiving.As part of the Thanksgiving eve service, West Siders dropped off supplies to help restock th...