“There’s always a resource. There’s always a part of you that can provide a function or service to someone else,” says Amy Blansit, CEO of the Drew Lewis Foundation. Blansit likes The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein because it shows being present with another person is what’s really important. Blansit says she’s also been reading a number of books on how to give well, whether you’re giving time or money.
A project that is now hitting its stride on the west side of Bolivar includes a retail strip and storage units.