Service Projects

WOW Serving Event: Ruth Project

WOW Serving Event: Ruth Project

Join the Women of West Ridge as we serve our community in Elgin.  The Ruth Project provides practical provisions, to foster and adoptive families with clothing, supplies, and equipment. Sometimes families are given a moments notice that a new child or children will be staying with them. As a foster family joins the Ruth Project, […]

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  August 29, 2021   No comments
Continuing the Tradition

Continuing the Tradition

When I was a teenager, my brother dated a girl who came from a large family. Fifteen kids, to be exact. She loved to sing, as did her dad, siblings and many other family members. I remember my brother asking her what was her favorite kind of music and she replied, “Christmas music!” Every year, […]

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  December 6, 2017   No comments
The Difference in Sponsoring a Child

The Difference in Sponsoring a Child

I want to share with you what it is like to sponsor a child in Nicaragua. Steve and I decide to sponsor a child after the Wine to Water event at church last October. The commitment was for a year and seemed like something that would fit into how we wanted to give back. We […]

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  July 16, 2017   No comments
Ask Stu

Ask Stu

This is Stu ( pictured above in hat ).  He us our “Nica Guy”.  He is usually the answer to most questions.  “Where are the paint brushes?” Or ” What is this guy saying to us in Spanish?”. The answer?  ” Ask Stu”. So, when I was feeling a bit stuck on what to write […]

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  July 6, 2017   1 comment