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Banks Get Credit for Helping the Poor — By Financing Their Evictions?

From The Intercept, Dan Froomkin, Aug 2015

In 1977, Congress wanted to make sure commercial banks fulfilled their commitment to serve all communities in America, regardless of income level. 1,118 more words


Non profit Thrift

This sign is up in my local not for profit thrift store. Their prices are quite high. Often I see items for the same if not a dollar or two off from new. 250 more words

Milaap - My endeavour to extend a hand.

It was recently, through indiblogger that I came to know of Milaap. And I presumed that most of the people around here wouldn’t have heard about it either. 464 more words


Kindness Matters

By PBS Ministries

We read in the Book of Acts 9:36-43 that:

In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor. 849 more words

Local Food Pantry Opportunity

The Food Pantry through Saddleback Church served 968 families or 4,169 people and processed 111,272 pound of food.  The week before Christmas, every family received a Christmas Dinner, a PEACE Box filled with stocking stuffers for each child in their family, and regular food BUT, their not stopping there! 145 more words

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Will we ever trust again?

Recently, I came across a story about a 14 year old girl abducted by terrorists. Hearing the chilling tale of a soldier who had served his nation by hindering a terrorist attack and then been subjected to the revenge of the terrorists really sent shivers down my spine. 959 more words

Christian Charity according to Stephen Colbert

Saw this clever piece of work floating around on Facebook, and I wanted to share it.Melikes wit, and Stephen Colbert has plenty of it.  (Despite the fact that America is… 48 more words