We’ve created an avenue for our staff and volunteers to share what they’re learning as they serve and love people in Oxford.
I was so fortunate to have wonderful role models who taught me about serving others. As a young child, I witnessed my Grandfather picking men off of the streets in the city of Wilmington and taking them to the Sunday Breakfast Mission. He would pay for them to get a...read more
SILO is an organization that gave me the opportunity to give back to the community in many ways. SILO was first introduced to me when Ed Herr gave a speech at my college. He implored us to "love others in all we do." Years later I was invited to the annual Snow Ball,...read more
Dawn’s Reflection- I want to share a short story about how I found SILO. My name is Dawn Holcomb, I work for a company that supports their employees volunteering. I heard about SILO through conversations one day when volunteering for Oxford Mainstreet, Inc (OMI)....read more
My name is Amber and my sidekick in crime is Joxer, the dog. When I started volunteering with SILO almost six years ago, I thought “Maybe I’ll just do this for fun”. I really wasn’t expecting to get much out of “just another volunteer opportunity”. After my first work...read more