Chasing the Dream, Season 1: Ep 2
| September 21, 2018
Chasing the Dream: Housing & Dignity
On this second episode of Chasing the Dream, the work of
Second Wind Cottages in Newfield, NY is explored. Natasha Thompson, host of the series and President & CEO of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, discusses the role of faith in philanthropy with Sister Mary of Tioga County Rural Ministry. The episode concludes with a story from a local community member chasing their own version of the American Dream.
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