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After a week at SOS you probably leave with a desire to serve in your community. But how? Here are five ways you can continue to serve in your community. Neighborhood Cleanup Pick one day out of the week to go around your neighborhood and pick up...

Mrs. Eugenia was born and raised in Memphis, TN. She has lived in Binghampton all the her life. She has a huge personality and a warm welcoming spirit. One of Mrs. Eugenia’s sisters told her  about SOS and now Mrs. Eugenia is partnered with Everett...

A week at camp is absolutely crazy! From doing the Turbo Shuffle in the morning to de-shingling a plane on a roof in the Memphis heat, God is continuously working. We asked campers to share how God has changed them during their week of camp...

Don and Sue are amazing homeowners that SOS has the chance to partner with this summer. They are paired with team leader, Kaitlyn Kropelnicki. The Lowry's found out about SOS from a neighbor a couple doors down, Ms.Dollar, a previous homeowner partner. Don and Sue have...

One day Jesus was walking with his disciples through the courtyard of the temple and he made an observation about generosity. The story is recounted in the gospel of Mark as Jesus watched crowds come before the altar and leave their offerings. While many wealthy...

For the first time in history, SOS has a female runner!! This historically male dominated job has been integrated as Nene Castelan hits the ground running this summer in her new position. We're so blessed to have her motivation and good humored personality on summer staff...

Meet our marketing intern, Kristian! Summers at SOS are exciting and busy. While our full-time team is somewhat small, we have dozens of staffers who join us in the summer to help run the camps. One of those staffers is Kristian, our marketing intern.   Kristian...

Let’s get packing!   If you’re coming to SOS this summer, you’re just a few weeks away from one of the greatest camp experiences around (we’re biased). As you prepare to come to camp, you should know about a few things to pack and what to leave...

Our SOS Builders crafted another  30+ picnic tables this year and took a few afternoons to deliver them to our 2018 homeowner partners! We've heard so many positive responses about these tables and can't wait to see them being used for lunches and devos while...

Oh what a year this has been. I moved into a house with three great friends, got to work with the best co-workers in Memphis, and got to hang out with students after school for my job. Not to mention I got to keep up...