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Not quite a year ago I heard Lisa Sharon Harper on a podcast. Prior to that podcast, I had never heard of her. But the words she shared (based on biblical truth and her experience as a black woman) rattled me. Like many white people who grew...

2019 is in full swing and you are still faithfully following your New Year's resolutions. Giving back to your community is something everyone should consider adding to their list of resolutions. Here is a list of 5 things you could to serve your community this...

Each year, we’re grateful for the people we meet, families we serve, and connections we make. This year is no different. Throughout 2018, we’ve been able to restore roofs over families in Memphis, support local students, train and mentor future professionals, and so much more....

You’ll find a poignant phrase painted on the wall at SOS: Empowered People. Thriving Communities. We wholeheartedly believe this mantra, and we strive to see it to fruition through each of our programs. But if you’ve come to camp, and you desire to seek justice...

Near the end of every year we are given a time of rest, a break from school and our schedules to be close to those whom we love and appreciate – and I don’t think it is unintentional that this time of thanksgiving occurs along...

#BlackFriday, #ShopLocalSaturday, #CyberMonday, #GivingTuesday… There are so many voices out there asking for your money! It can be overwhelming and exhausting. I realize that in the noisy world of consumerism, it can be hard to even think about giving money to support a nonprofit, even...

REGISTRATION FOR SOS 2018 SPRING AND SUMMER CAMPS OPENS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH AT 10:00 AM (CST)! We want you to be super well-prepared for getting on board with serving in Memphis through SOS in 2019! Please read through these tips and instructions and contact kelly@sosmemphis.org with...

It’s finally starting to feel like fall here in Memphis, and yet summer is never far from our minds! We are so excited to open up our summer staff applications on Thursday, October 4 and to start meeting our 2019 summer family! Summer staff is a...

We are honored to work on roofs in Memphis during the summer and maybe we can work on yours. Here are some of the basic requirements to become a homeowner partner with SOS. Read below and see if you or someone you know qualifies! Do you...

This summer, more than 1,500 students joined us in Memphis, providing essential home repairs to  families in our partner neighborhoods in Memphis. In recent history, SOS has spent most of the summer putting roofs over heads, literally! Throughout our organization’s history, we’ve done a great number...