Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I just wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on that for which I am thankful. I have so much to be thankful for, as do most Americans. 202 more words
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This past weekend, I learned about a great charity event known as Canstruction. This year is the 23rd year that New York City has hosted Canstruction, but it has turned into an international competition, with more than 100 cities around the world holding their own Canstruction events. 454 more words
The food pantry where I volunteer operates on an appointment basis. One client is scheduled every half hour. This method of operation ensures a manageable flow of clients receiving food and keeps the waiting area from becoming too congested. 993 more words
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Two food pantries closed down in Rockingham County in recent months, putting even more pressure on the pantries that remain.
One ministry, Lot 2540 in Mayodan, says they are seeing 10-15 percent more people every month. 183 more words
Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut all have laws limiting the amount of food that producers, stores, and food providers can to send to landfills. Instead of throwing away excess food, businesses and institutions must donate it to organizations that will use it to help feed the needy. 162 more words