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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...

Our High School SOS Builds team (Mya (not pictured), Darrion, Jacquez,  Qwintravion and Martavius) are starting to become pretty popular and with that has come some new and exciting opportunities for them to show off their skills. This Spring we were contracted by Grizzly...

As we lamented and remembered the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination here in Memphis a few weeks ago, our staff also had the opportunity to attend a conference hosted by The Gospel Coalition entitled, "MLK50: Gospel Reflections From the Mountaintop". This...

We’re less than two months away from our first week of summer camp! High school and junior high groups from all over the U.S. are gearing up to travel to Memphis. While they’re here, they’ll serve homeowners in under-resourced neighborhoods by providing critical home repairs....

Our community has been so blessed by the teams who came to serve during their spring break. Thanks to 112 college students and the blessing of good weather, we were able to give 7 homeowners a new roof. Shoutout to the following teams for showing up...