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Melissa Peralez and Benigno Peralez, Glowing Doves
INCUBATE, STORIES

I Was Hungry, You Gave Me Something To Eat

Melissa Peralez   |   March 05, 2019

This project, Glowing Doves, aims to feed the community spiritually, mentally, and physically by teaching them to grow and cook healthy fruits and veggies and by providing counseling to those in need.

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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Melissa Peralez
XPLOR

Fighting for Social Justice

Melissa Peralez   |   May 30, 2018

Melissa Peralez shares her experience learning how migration and displacement not only affects her life back home, but at her NBA XPLOR host-site too.

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Melissa Peralez, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident in Hiram-Mantua, OH
XPLOR, STORIES

A Great Way of Growing Up

Melissa Peralez   |   October 31, 2017

Get to know 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Melissa Peralez, as she shares what it was like for her to move far away from home and start her Residency.

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Melissa Peralez, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident
XPLOR, STORIES

NBA at GA: "My Voice Had Meaning"

Melissa Peralez   |   August 08, 2017

My experience at the 2017 General Assembly was overwhelming, in a good way. I experienced many things, such as fighting for justice firsthand.

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Trivia letters with coffee mug
GENERAL ASSEMBLY

NBA at GA: Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple?

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night after-session at General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association! Form a team to compete in trivia consisting of general knowledge, with a special round focused on Disciples and NBA.

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Gary Zimmerman

Vice President of Administration and CFO
OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING, ADVOCACY

Manistee provides apartment home rentals for our low-income senior residents in a safe and caring environment where they can continue to age in place independently in an active senior community.