We’ve created an avenue for our staff and volunteers to share what they’re learning as they serve and love people in Oxford.
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
My SILO story started out as me doing a friend a favor and giving her a ride to a free meal. I didn’t know then how free Pizza would change my life. As I stated my first interaction with SILO, was me offering a ride to a patient/friend to which I provided home care....read more