Meet Marsha

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Marsha volunteers weekly and is one of Cup of Grace's main cooks! How did you learn about Cup of Grace? Through Peggy at Old West Hardware. What drew you to volunteer? I want to cook and feed people. How long have you volunteered with Cup of Grace, and what do you do? 8 months. I do whatever is needed each week. What is your favorite part of volunteering with Cup of Grace? Do you have a favorite story to share? Creating menu items with the resources that are available to us. What do you like to do when you are NOT volunteering at Cup of Grace? Do you have any favorite hobbies, activities, etc.? Gardening. Just bought my home and now working on building my vegetable garden. Love to go camping.
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Meet Melinda Ely

Meet Melinda Ely

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Melinda Ely helps cook meals for the Tuesday night dinners and donates her time at Phoebe's Place, a community thrift store run by Priest River Ministries Advocates for Women at the Spirit Lake center. How did you learn about Cup of Grace? From my friends Moose and Ruthie Sawley. What drew you to volunteer? I have a heart for it and I wanted to do service work right here in our community. This is a wonderful program to be a part of. How long have you volunteered with Cup of Grace, and what do you do? Since February. I cook and prepare food and serve food. What is your favorite part of volunteering with Cup of Grace? Do you have a favorite story to share? Being part of a Christian…
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Meet Phoebe

Meet Phoebe

Volunteer Profiles
How did you learn about Cup of Grace? While I was looking for a job, someone told me that Amy Privitt was wanting to start making and serving free meals. So I went to the Coffee Shop where Amy was working to speak with her. It was the first time I met her but I liked her right away. What drew you to volunteer? My heart had longed to do something like this for many years, but I had no idea how to go about it. So as soon as I heard someone else is doing it and needs help, I was like “Yes! Here I am!” How long have you volunteered with Cup of Grace, and what do you do? I helped right from the beginning. I cook up…
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Meet Trudy

Volunteer Profiles
Trudy has been helping with the weekly meals. She's been known to make a mean vegetarian chili! How did you learn about Cup of Grace? I was invited to attend an initial planning meeting at the local coffee shop where I met Amy. What drew you to volunteer? I have always taken the directive “love one another as I have loved you” very seriously and saw this new organization as a good way to continue that practice. How long have you volunteered with Cup of Grace, and what do you do? I have volunteered for 8 months—since the beginning—and each week I cook for the free meal or supply part of the food items. What is your favorite part of volunteering with Cup of Grace? Do you have a favorite…
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Meet Bree

Meet Bree

Volunteer Profiles
Bree has been our meal coordinator for the past few months. She's coordinated the meals, distributed ingredients, and helped get the meals set up on Tuesdays. You can usually see her greeting or serving neighbors. Thanks for your help, Bree! How did you learn about Cup of Grace? I first heard about Cup of Grace after talking with my neighbor and the strong woman behind it all, Amy Privitt. What drew you to volunteer? What drew me to volunteer with Cup of Grace was Amy's enthusiasm to serve the community. When she first mentioned that she was starting this ministry, her passion and excitement to serve our neighbors was so inspiring that I had to get involved! How long have you volunteered with Cup of Grace, and what do you…
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