Volunteers reach out in the Kentucky mountains

Posted by Spalding Hurst

September 1, 2017

SCN Volunteers traveled last week deep into the mountains of Irvine, Kentucky. Volunteers assisted Mr. Dallas, a gentle man, who lives a solitary life but whose heart and hands reach out to take care of many of God’s creatures.

Mr. Dallas was so appreciative of people reaching out to him and assisting him with home repairs such as new flooring, gutters and freshly painted living room and kitchen. His eyes filled with tears as the volunteer team said their goodbyes after spending four days with him. The SCN volunteers feel that they are blessed to have met such a kind soul.

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  1. Margaret Englert

    I spent 3 happy years teaching GED students in the mountains surrounding Irvine. Thanks for sharing this and taking care of those good people. I miss their simple loving ways.

  2. Janet Ballard

    God bless each of you for volunteering. I am sure you will live with the gifts of this experience for many months. Thank you sharing your gifts.

  3. Saleth Mary

    May God reward each of you for your generous hearts. May each of you bring many more smiles on the faces of people.


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