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Kitchen Magicians

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 by

As Virginia Woolf said, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”  This month residents shared the kitchen with volunteers and longtime friends of COTS Lynn Van Zeeland & Mary Harp-Jirschele, during our Turkey Cook Off. This event engaged… Read More

Cooking Up Independence

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 by

Volunteer teaches residents how to make easy, delicious meals The group peers into the cupboard, almost overwhelmed by the possibilities. “OK, what do we want to make today?” says Sarah, COTS volunteer. Voices chime in with different ideas and preferences, and they ultimately decide to… Read More

The Ingredients of Success

Posted on Nov 25, 2015 by

Cooking class of COTS reveals inner strength of residents  “I’d been wanting to do volunteering, but I didn’t know what to do,” explains Mary Kay Maigatter, COTS volunteer. She knew that she wanted to do something hands-on, but didn’t know where to start. At a… Read More

“Greatest Possible Impact”

Posted on Oct 29, 2015 by

Pierce Manufacturing team teaches residents how to be effective job seekers Hands shot up around the room as eager residents asked questions about job seeking that they had always wondered about. Throughout August and October, volunteers from the marketing department at Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah O’Hearn

Posted on May 28, 2015 by

Sarah O’Hearn first learned about COTS’ Meal Ministry program when she was looking for Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities for her and her husband. She found the opportunity on our website and knew she had found her calling. “I love it!” she exclaims. “For me, it’s perfect… Read More

Help for the Homeless 2015

Posted on Feb 12, 2015 by

91.9/91.5 The Family’s “Help for the Homeless” hygiene drive will be collecting new personal care and cleaning products for  area crisis agencies…including ours…. so that we can dedicate our limited financial resources to providing  qualified personnel, safe housing, nutritious food, education, and case management to… Read More

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