ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Hiring troubles are hitting businesses across the United States, but one Abilene nonprofit is giving those needing a second chance the opportunity to find their dream job. FaithWorks Kitchen Coordinator Samantha LaPierre is living her dream as the main chef for the Abilene nonprofit, but it wasn’t always that way. “My life was trademarked by one bad
Interview at KTAB: Looking for the skills you need to land your dream job? FaithWorks is now taking registration to help you start your career. FaithWorks of AbileneCareer Development Program1229 N Mockingbird Ln.(325) 437-2272 ARTICLE CREDIT:KTAB - BigCountryHomepage.com by Adam Singleton View full article here
Job-seekers in Abilene have a unique resource. FaithWorks of Abilene is a 13-week career development course, assisting students in overcoming barriers to employment. While employment agencies merely help with the mechanics of getting a job, FaithWorks uses a holistic approach to the issue of joblessness. FaithWorks has helped more than 500 students since its beginning in 2003. Here is
National Pollinator Week, June 17-23, didn’t pass unnoticed in Abilene as FaithWorks hosted a celebration in its garden, which of course, features pollinator plants. With the help of the Big Country Master Gardeners, the garden on the north side of the building has been transformed from a once empty spot to a place of respite. Rolando Rios’
Organizations and individuals met early Monday morning at the Abilene Public Library to discuss homelessness in Abilene and to strengthen networking to allow for positive outcomes. Taking a "Coffee and Conversation" format, Monday's meeting saw those attending submit questions about homelessness, resource availability, etc., while taking regular breaks to network among each other. Jared Armstrong, project coordinator at
Terri Curry’s story is the same, with some variations, as everyone else who walks through the doors of FaithWorks on North Mockingbird Lane. “I was looking for my way,” she said. “I was kind of lost out there.” Curry had gotten clean from a heroin addiction but didn’t know what she was going to do for a living
FaithWorks of Abilene will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a fundraising event on April 24th. Organizers asked Abilene Christian University alum Rolando Diaz to create a work of art during the Heart & Soul of FaithWorks event. Diaz's work has been featured in a wide number of galleries and is included in dozens of private collections.
FaithWorks of Abilene is pleased to announce the establishment of the Bruce Evans Memorial Fund, honoring Dr. Bruce Evans, one of the founding board members of FaithWorks. In 2003, Bruce was executive director and executive vice president of The ACU Foundation and a certified financial planner. With a heart for ministry and expertise in organizational fundraising,