Backpack Blessings

September 8, 2017 September is here, bringing with it that back to school buzz. New pencils, new books, and new backpacks accompany many excited (or not so excited) students as…

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The Body War

September 1, 2017 From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC When I was a kid the only horror movie I saw was the Body Snatchers and it scared me…

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Generous Gift

May 9, 2017 We try and make the NCC fundraising events fun, and occasionally, without realizing it, we do more than that. Several years ago, Ron George and JoAnne Paxton…

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Generous Gift
Diane Millemann tries to talk Ron George into buying beads during the 2014 Swing Into Spring

Cleanup Drive Cleans Up!

The NCC community donated quite a haul as part of the March cleanup supply drive! Staff, board members, clients, and supporters all contributed to the effort help refugee families in…

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Cleanup Drive Cleans Up!
Cleanup drive leader Nyssa Howell (back) shows off the haul with NCC cofounder Sr. Sarah Deeby.

Building a Happy Stepfamily

The stepfamily is a special kind of family. The backgrounds and lived experiences each person brings to the stepfamily should be valued. Although enriching, it can also be very challenging.…

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Cleanup Drive for Refugee Families

February 21, 2017 At NCC, we believe compassion and collaboration help us provide hope and acceptance to all people, regardless of social, economic or religious circumstances. It is more important…

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