“What goes on in there?” George asked Rob as they passed the slovenly neighborhood hovel.
His friend explained, “That’s the only hangout many of the homeless in our county have.” 92 more words
As we look to extend our history provision in the East Midlands region to include Womens’ history, WEA Derby offers this new course in autumn 2015: 110 more words
This weekend, I was at a wonderful soup kitchen run by a Christian church near me. Something struck me as more out of the usual than I’d had experience with: I was helping in a grocery distribution, and one man said defensively as he passed me, “Believe it or not, I’m not homeless, and I did go to college!” I was confused, at first, at his unprovoked bark, but after I thought how it looked from the perspective of the people we were serving, I figured that it wasn’t unprovoked. 807 more words
NYT Opinionator published this article a week ago:
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