Westminster Presbyterian Church Volunteers on their One Great Day of Sharing

One Great Day of Service

  They did it again. Armed with spray bottles and rags and vacuums and love, a band of angels from Westminster Presbyterian Church turned a little house into a perfectly beloved home. This gentle miracle has been reenacted for so many consecutive years at Higher Ground that we’ve actually lost count. They call it “One…

Madonna

My Lucky Star

  I was 11 when we got MTV in our small town, and I don’t have to tell anyone my age that it was a game-changer. Our icons became real, living beings. Videos were short films, many with themes, but few had a message. Hers did. She encouraged women to be powerful. She talked openly…

Sidney Morgan

Mr. Morgan – Loving and Caring for All

  Sidney Morgan’s sparkling eyes give a kind accompanying welcome to his broad gentle smile as he welcomes visitors to “The Shoppe.” The Shoppe, an alternate moniker for Morgan Support Services, is a nonprofit organization located near downtown Greensboro that provides enrichment activities and job and life skills training for adults with developmental disabilities. Founded in…

Backpack

Goals

Amos is not his real name. What’s real is his despair. And now his hope.   We don’t get well because we should. We don’t get well because we have resources. First we have to uncover a sliver of belief that our lives are worth living at all. Then we can start getting well.  …

HIV Care

Journeying with HIV: Dave’s Story

After living with HIV for decades, declining health prompted Dave to return home to North Carolina to be with family. Suffering from many other non-HIV-related health issues, Dave had been forced to resign from his job because of physical limitations. He began the process of applying for disability benefits shortly before moving to North Carolina,…

THP Interim Executive Director, Mark Cassity

Mark Cassity Tapped to Lead THP

Mark Cassity, current Director of Triad Health Project’s Higher Ground day center, has been named the Interim Executive Director of Triad Health Project (THP) by the organization’s board of directors. Mr. Cassity officially assumed this new role on April 9.   “Triad Health Project has unanimously selected Mark Cassity to serve as our Interim Executive Director,…