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Give or Take

The “holiday season” seems to start earlier every year. It used to be taboo until after Thanksgiving; now November first seems to kick off our national period of maximum consumerism. 680 more words

Nelle Myrica Donaldson

Emergency Food for the Food Insecure

Yesterday I attended a meeting with the Western Massachusetts Food Bank and other members of the local faith community.  Our local food pantries have been struggling to keep up with the increasing number of people who come seeking food.  631 more words

Ministry

Don't Make These 3 Mistakes When Giving

I brought in the plastic bags. Putting them down on the table, I unload them, thankful I got to go to the food pantry today. Thankful I have something different to offer my family. 916 more words

NEW RULES: IF YOU FEED THE HOMELESS YOU COULD BE ARRESTED BECAUSE IT'S AGAINST THE LAW

IF YOU LOOK AT THIS ISSUE FROM ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW YOU WILL UNDERSTAND

I WOULD NEVER FEED THE HOMELESS UNLESS I WAS AFFILIATED WITH A CHURCH OR NON PROFIT WHO HAD THAT ABILITY TO HELP THEM. 993 more words

Just Saying

In the news: trying to incriminate Arnold Abbott

Arnold Abbott, director of Love Thy Neighbor, is becoming a bit of a celebrity in the media, as he’s continued to feed the homeless even though Fort Lauderdale has now made the act illegal. 120 more words

Food Security

Turkeys on the loose

Early Wednesday morning, a semi-truck with up to 30,000 pounds of Butterball turkeys took a wrong turn on a San Francisco Bay area highway. And the birds went flying. 157 more words

Homelessness

Class Envy and the Food Pantry

Wednesday is food bank day, a day I transport several people to the local food pantry and spend hours observing the community in our natural habitat. 732 more words