Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by Michael
I am so grateful for Front Porch Forum. I can’t even count the number of contacts I’ve made, items I’ve acquired, or help I’ve received from FPF postings. I look forward to each issue.
Right now, my new deck is being built by a person I met through FPF when he volunteered to help me cook at the Friday Food Affair. I don’t know how I would have met this wonderful craftsman otherwise.
Almost every day I learn something I need to know, or something about one of my neighbors. I know if I need help I only need to post and help will arrive.
Whenever Our Community Cares Camp needs supplies, FPF is there.
When my son needed a summer job – FPF came through.
When I needed data on composite decks – FPF connected me with the folks who had the info I needed.
When I need to send my husband a pie or other goodies in Massachusetts – FPF members show up to ferry the care package to help him as he takes care of his elderly father.
The local FPF Community Calendar and new online Business Directory make the service all the more valuable.
I have been a monthly supporter of FPF for a few years now. It is more valuable to me than any other subscription service. I hope you feel the same and will consider a one-time or a monthly gift. If we all give a little, we get a lot back. I feel our community has greatly benefited from this service. Think about how many times you have learned something or gotten something from this service. It deserves our support. Thank you.
• Marie, Richmond FPF
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