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Gilda’s Club Louisville Brings Its Mission To Southern Indiana

BY LISA HORNUNG | PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN WATSON IN DECEMBER 2015, Alan Hecht of Leavenworth was in his mid-60s, enjoying his life with his wife, children and grandchildren, when he got devastating news: He had pancreatic cancer. He had eight rounds of chemo, Whipple surgery (a procedure to remove the head of the pancreas, the…Read More

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Local Celebs Hit Dance Floor for Charity

Seven local notables will compete in BreakAway Dancing 2018 May 15 at Kye’s. The event benefits The BreakAway, a nonprofit residential facility for women in recovery from addiction. BreakAway Dancing 2018 pairs each community member with a professional dancing partner. Judges include Angie and Mark Maxwell, Valerie Canon and Kye Hoehn. Dinner will be prepared…Read More

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Premier Homes Pitches In

The Premier Homes team recently spent a day volunteering with Home of the Innocents, which provides a range of important residential, treatment and community-based programs, including offering a safe haven for at-risk children; pediatric medical care; shelter and education for pregnant and parenting teens; crisis and intervention services; clinical treatment services and therapeutic loving foster…Read More

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Little Cupboard, Big Impact

Photo & Story by Angie Fenton  Central Christian Church’s Community Cupboard is blessing people who give and receive One day while perusing Facebook, Pam Snow saw a post about a “community cupboard,” a wood structure similar to the Little Free Libraries that have popped up around the community. Except, the cupboards contained non-perishables and toiletries….Read More

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Example | Exit 0 Needs You

WHEN EXTOL DEBUTED IN FEBRUARY 2015, WE COMMITTED TO BEING A MAGAZINE ON A MISSION. THAT HAS INCLUDED PARTNERING WITH ORGANIZATIONS IN NEED, WHICH INCLUDES EXIT 0, THE HOMELESS OUTREACH BASED IN JEFFERSONVILLE THAT WAS STARTED BY PAUL AND MICHELE STENSRUD. But we knew we couldn’t do it alone. Thanks to dozens of volunteers and…Read More

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In the Habit

Habitat for Humanity Clark & Floyd Indiana seeks service and land By Mandy Wolf Detwiler Habitat for Humanity International is a global non-profit organization founded in 1976. Though its spotlighted projects include the construction of affordable housing in conjunction with potential homeowners and dozens of volunteers, it also provides educational programming designed to help those…Read More

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Want To Help Set An Example?

When Extol debuted in February 2015, we committed to being a magazine on a mission. That has included partnering with organizations in need, which includes Exit 0, the homeless outreach based in Jeffersonville that was started by Paul and Michele Stensrud. But we knew we couldn’t do it alone. Thanks to dozens of volunteers and…Read More

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The Impact of SOAR Continues to Rise

Sexual Abuse recovery minister helps here and abroad  By Nicholas Siegel | Photos by David Harrison In February 2016, Joan Peyton traveled to the Dominican Republic. There, she met with a missionary group called Project Mañana. After hearing the mission president’s wife share her personal story of surviving sexual abuse, Peyton realized the potential for…Read More

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A Journey Through Hope and Design

Story and photos by Miranda McDonald “It’s difficult to describe this part of India to people, because you can’t understand what this country is really like until you have actually been here and experienced it,” Colleen Clines, the co-founder and CEO of Louisville-based Anchal Project, points out as our vehicle zig-zags its way through livestock,…Read More

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Service Above Self

By Stacy Thomas | Photos by Danny Alexander Every day, the Rotary Club of New Albany puts its mission into motion According to Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of the word “rotary”’ is: of motion; revolving around a center or axis; rotational. In the case of the Rotary Club of New Albany, the organization is a…Read More