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My Life as a Garden

By: Catherine Bergen Spring has sprung! The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and plants are blossoming. At Saranam we have the best curriculum that uses gardening to teach families important skills. We asked our phenomenal instructor, Catherine Bergen, to tell us about why this is such an important part of our work. Gardening is an …

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Nourishing Change

By: Stephanie Johnston March is national nutrition month! Addressing hunger is so much more than just filling a belly; learning about and accessing healthy foods has huge implications for the stability of a person’s transition from homelessness. We are so lucky that our former Family Stability Advocate, Stephanie Johnston, is also a licensed nutritionist. We …

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A New Beginning

By: Rob Lasater, Saranam Board Member My heart is full of gratitude. After long months of quarantine, I was able to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family this year. As we all gathered around the table, I was taken aback by how this holiday felt like a new beginning.  It brought to mind how Saranam provides new …

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