Meet the #yoamFL2018 Team

With the Florida trip leaving on Sunday, we wanted you to have the opportunity to put some faces to the names and know who would be heading out on the first YOAM trip outside of NOLA, as well as the first ever veteran trip. What an awesome way to start 2018!  We’re praying the weather holds …

Advent 2017, Chanukah 5778: Joy

We’re down to the last 7 days before Christmas, and with that comes the turn in Advent from contemplation to anticipation with the weekly theme of Joy.  Both holidays look with joy upon the miracles given to us by our Creator through the unrelenting, fierce love and protection that can only be given from Creator …

What’s in a Date?

I am one of those people that chose to study philosophy in college, knowing fully well that there was nothing I could do with that course of study other than being more aware of the cultural philosophies I was choosing to buck by it.  As a result I tend to “overthink” little things, like the …

It’s Not Repaired Yet?

As I’ve shared with people the past several days that YOAM is preparing to be one of the first teams allowed into the Florida Keys to begin housing repairs, I’ve overwhelming gotten the same response over and over, “Oh man, you mean they haven’t even started yet?  I thought for sure it was done by …