UMC Berea Partners with Help Build Hope and Habitat for Humanity to Provide a Home for a Family of Five

By Rick Wolcott* https://player.vimeo.com/video/731574838?h=51e5948d87&badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 To download the above video: 1) click the share button in the upper right corner of the video window, 2) click the Vimeo link, and 3) click the download button on the Vimeo page. Volunteers with hearts for helping others needed less than 10 hours over two days to turn piles [...]

Orchard Dedication Invites Community to Partner in Further Revitalization

By Brett Hetherington* https://player.vimeo.com/video/727408579?h=2a9667bc56&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 To download the video above, first click the share button in the upper right corner of the video window, then click the vimeo link. Then, on the vimeo page click the download link underneath the video window. As spring gave way to summer organizers dedicated the Brookdale Orchard memorial garden in [...]

Community Orchard Aims to Provide More than Fruit to Residents

By Brett Hetherington* Nestled between E. 86th and E. 88th Streets in Cleveland you will find Brookdale Orchard. The orchard is one part of a long-running neighborhood revitalization mission, it’s an important piece with many elements and intriguing possibilities. Mittie Imani Jordan oversees the Brookdale Orchard as well as much of what happens within the [...]