Eli Goldstein

Pablo Picasso once said, "The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." The people of Mt. Pleasant give back to their community in many ways, and Eli Goldstein, certified personal trainer at Duff Training, is no exception.

Hope House

If you were to drive to 314 Hibben Street ten years ago, you would have seen a decrepit, old house taken over by weeds, missing shingles, and with broken windows—a house in such poor shape, it’d be hard to imagine much potential for it. So how is it that this house went from essentially being junk, to the answer to…

Meals on Wheels Delivers More Than Just Food

It’s 7:30 A.M. The kitchen is already in full swing with 60 volunteers quickly packing meals assembly-line style, sealing, and then placing them into coolers that correspond to different routes. Everyone moves efficiently and with a confidence that shows they’ve done this before. Soon, more volunteers trickle in to deliver the 420 meals. They grab their clipboards with route information,…