Hi all –
I hope you are enjoying the beautiful late summer and watching as we slowly move toward fall. I thought it was past time for me to touch base so here I am!
If you are like me, you have been staying close to home, thinking about the things that matter most, like family, neighbors, and the people we care about. I did send out a query to see if people were interested in helping with the Community Housing Improvement Project but the response was…..crickets. And that makes sense to me right now. Try as I might I find it hard to engage in anything other than staying healthy and keeping in touch with my friends and family so I totally understand that response.
Having said that I hope things will gradually get better, maybe not until next year or later but we will get through this pandemic, and we will regroup when we do. I expect that winter this year will be even quieter than usual with even less social contact and that’s appropriate. Next year if an opportunity presents itself for Whitefield Cares! to engage, then I will send out the word and we’ll resurrect our enthusiasm!
In the meantime, please take care. The need is likely higher than ever for us to support our community and we will have the opportunity to dig in and make a difference.