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How did you get connected to SOS? My mentor Sean What is your role this summer? I’m a highschool runner- this is my third year What does a typical day look like? I get breakfast kinda early. Go to the shop, have devos- we usually have testimony week the first...

How did you get connected to SOS? Through some of my classmates and Mr. Pillow (2017 SOS Shop Manager) who was my English Teacher at Collegiate. What is your role this summer? Office assistant What does a typical camp day look like for you? I help serve breakfast, wash...

How did you get connected to SOS? The Director of Summer Opportunities at Soulsville Charter School sent me a link to SOS. She saw that SOS and I have similar passions so she sent it my way. I had no idea what SOS was so I...

WOW! The year has come and gone and our SOS Builders have been real busy. They started back in the fall working on small projects that taught us how to work together, manage our resources, and how to have some safe fun around some big...

We like to think that everyone appreciates the work we do in our city – repairing homes as a way to empower people and transform low income neighborhoods. But not everyone understands or appreciates the work we do. One of the criticisms we’ve gotten recently...

It was a hot, muggy evening in late May. SOS Summer Staff would be arriving in a couple of days, and my wife and I were enjoying one last normal night out before the madness of summer began. As we were driving to the restaurant...

This past year I have worked with Eikon ministries, discipling youth in the neighborhood of Binghampton in Memphis, TN. Eikon Ministries was founded by Roy “Soup” Campbell in 1997 with the mission to build urban leaders who will change the community from the inside out. To do...

Jesus is in the business of giving new life. That's what I love about the work we do. When we make critical home repairs for homeowners in our partner communities, we are bringing new life to those homes. We are taking away the old and putting...