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Each year we have the opportunity to host a booth at the National Youth Workers Convention and this year it was on our own soil! We're thankful for this opportunity to meet youth workers from all over the U.S. while also seeing many familiar faces...

How was God at work at SOS in 2017? Here are just a few ways: - Repaired 35 homes in Binghampton, The Heights, and Orange Mound - Hosted 1,770 volunteers - 99% of all campers expressed that SOS had some positive spiritual impact on their lives. - 100% of...

Turkey. Family. Full bellies. Football. Abundance. These are some of the words that may come to mind when we think about the Thanksgiving holiday. Or maybe it's words like Brokenness. Lack. Hunger. Emptiness. Fighting. Bitterness. Whatever narrative we're bringing to the table (literally & figuratively)...

Do you remember doing tool-box inventories on the first and last day of camp? Imagine doing 32 inventories at once! That's what we've been doing! In the summer this cafeteria is filled with 200 hungry campers but now in the off-season we're using it to...

We are just ONE short week away from welcoming so many friends to Memphis to attend Youth Specialties’ National Youth Workers Convention 2017! SOS has been attending and exhibiting at this convention for many years and it is always an amazing time of connecting with...

The following are some thoughts from Mark Newman, one of our Assistant Construction Directors I recently took a trip with some of my co-workers to Atlanta for an open house hosted by FCS (Focused Community Strategies.) FCS is an organization that partners with neighborhoods in South...

"The Gospel means finding rest, and never ever having to prove yourself, because Jesus proved Himself on the cross." "If you lose faith in yourself, you will begin to see His faith in you." "Hope is borrowing the joy of tomorrow for today." Those are just a few...

We love opportunities to partner with other ministries and organizations serving Binghampton, The Heights & Orange Mound. On this particular afternoon, we joined the Binghampton Development Corporation in blessing our neighbors. Here's an inside look from our intern, Sidney Dennis. And a special thanks to...

So much is happening all over the city of Memphis these days-- from the massive expansion of Shelby Farms to the renovation of the old Sears building we all know now as the Crosstown Concourse. With so much going on you might miss some of...

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 Sunday, October 15 and to start meeting our 2018 family! Summer staff is a really...