Training for Blue Skies, Too

Thankfully, disasters don’t happen every day. So, what does ADRN’s network of more than 200 churches and volunteers do when winds are calm and skies are blue? They train and prepare to step in when disaster strikes – no matter what form it takes. For most volunteers, the skills they learn in these classes also […]

A Shepherd’s Story

A Shepherd’s Story – 2022 Light of Hope The call to the Austin Fire Department went out in the cold, pre-dawn hours on January 7. A three-alarm fire broke out in the Ventura Apartments in North Austin. Three alarms. More resources to fight the flames. More firefighters to do the job. More people needing help.  […]

“Feed my People”

When the call to serve meals to Austin’s high-risk homeless population came, Marty and Carol Robbins carefully considered the risk to themselves and chose to accept the call. Joining 63 other volunteers donning face masks and gloves, Marty and Carol served lunch and dinner to homeless people in self-isolation 5-days a week for weeks on […]

Nick Erskine

From Dribbling to Delivering In these difficult times, it is most reassuring to know there are folks willing to put those who are less fortunate before their own interests. When the COVID-19 crisis hit the city of Austin, Nick Erskine, one of ADRN’s newest volunteers, did just that. “I wanted to serve in some way […]

Jennifer Morales

Jennifer Morales has a desire to share the gospel of Jesus Christ to whoever needs to hear it. In fact while she was studying for her Masters in Chaplaincy, one of her professors suggested that she volunteer with a local organization where she could freely share the gospel and serve others. Jennifer found ADRN and jumped right […]