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A Plan of Action

I have not been able to volunteer the past two weeks due to family appointments.  Even though I know clients will continue to get their food, I feel bad not being there and realize that I am contributing to the instability of emergency food as discussed in Janet Poppendieck’s “ 709 more words

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NYT Opinionator: "To Feed More, Food Pantries Learn From Supermarkets"

NYT Opinionator published this article a week ago:

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/22/allying-choice-and-nutrition-at-food-pantries/

You have probably heard the statistics over and over again but here they are again: In New York City, as of 2012, nearly 2.6 million people (32%) struggle to afford needed food, and 1.4 million people (17%) are food insecure. 466 more words

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Elevator Pitch

As I started out on this journey, and occasionally over the past few months, there have been two recurring questions I get asked:  Why am I doing what I’m doing and what do I hope to accomplish.  757 more words

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'Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit' in Central Indiana

Spiritual Progression in Dangerous Neighborhoods

I was about to compose a blog about something that has been on my mind in the past several weeks. However, when… 429 more words

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Come Together, Right Now, Over Hunger

This past Monday I had the opportunity to attend an anti-hunger conference, entitled Coming Together: A Community Response to Hunger, sponsored by the Food Bank of Delaware in partnership with Brae’s Brown Bags and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC).  877 more words

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