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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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Reflections

The year 2016 is coming to and end and what a year it has been.  Before I take a few days off to enjoy Christmas and the New Year festivities with my family and friends, I wanted to reflect a bit on my journey assisting the food insecure this year.   795 more words

Poverty

This week at the food pantry

Mood: frustrated yet still grateful and motivated to commit creative acts of pantry anarchy.

The highlight of this week’s visit to the food pantry was definitely the 14 lb turkey. 263 more words

the best gift

With Christmas Day looming, you might still have a few people left on your list—you know those who have everything or need nothing but you want to give something? 396 more words