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The New Trend on College Campuses

My oldest son, a sophomore in high school, recently took the PSAT.  Consequently, we now have a flood of college materials pouring into our house.  Some days he gets more mail than everyone else in the house combined.   1,163 more words

Food Insecurity

The Well

So my church, The Church On MastersRoad is partnering with some great people to have a food pantry at the church. it will be this beautiful mesh of help and worship. 182 more words

Daily Musings

Give It to Someone Who Needs It

“I don’t need this. Give it to someone who does.”

I heard this, or something very close to it, said three times this week while I was volunteering at the food pantry.   687 more words

Food Insecurity

Warm Someone's Heart

Brrrrr! It’s really cold out, and although the forecast calls for warmer temperatures over the next few days there can be no doubt that winter is here for the next several weeks.   485 more words

Food Pantries

Former UN pilot fights hunger in the Triad

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Leslie Isakoff has traveled to different countries making sure people have enough to eat.

She learned how to fly planes at just 12 years old with the desire to deliver food to people in need. 200 more words

Good For Her!

How to Create Healthy Meals from Food Pantry Options

In balance with regular exercise, maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle by making nutritious food choices while at your local food pantry. Ask for and choose nutrient-rich foods from what is available, including a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, whole-grains, low-fat dairy products, and skinless poultry and fish, instead of food and beverages high in calories and low in nutrients, which often have excess sodium, added sugar, and high fat content. 209 more words

Winter

CN December 22 2016

Imagine the populations of Rockford, Springfield, Naperville, Aurora, Evanston, Schaumburg and Oak Park all in one place. Let’s make that place Cook County, Illinois. What if we told you that that number of people, roughly 800,000, is how many people go to sleep every night in this County not sure about what their next meal will be, or where it’ll come from. 704 more words

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