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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Casting Crowns Concert and Compassion

Casting Crown's gave a concert in Williamsport, MD, which totally astonished me because I had previously thought they only did bigger cities.  Our small town showed up in large numbers and EARLY!  I had signed up to be a Compassion volunteer and I was running a little late that day and even later when I ran into the hordes of traffic at 5:30 for a 7am concert.

This was my 2nd volunteer effort for Compassion, an organization that supports very poor children internationally, which I've personally supported for over 10 years.  I don't think many in my area are very aware of the work Compassion does and there is always a bit of distrust about an aid organization, like how much of the funding does go to children.  I did my best to educate volunteers and concert goers who showed interest.

The concert was really awesome, the band leader, sorry I don't know his name, shared many personal stories including the history of the band and how some songs came to be.  I don't recall this from my prior concert experience in Florida.

I'm so glad I went and got to enjoy the concert along with supporting Compassion.

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