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#TBT: Distributing Holiday Baskets at Christ Church, Staten Island

18th December, 2014

Staten Island is not easy to get to, but once you’re there its hard not to wonder why you don’t visit there more often. 782 more words

Food Pantries

Joel Berg Tells Us Why Charity Is Not the Answer to Ending Hunger in America

About a month ago, TEDxManhattan  hosted a series of talks under the title “Changing the Way We Eat”. This is one of the talks that I looked forward to. 275 more words

Food Pantries

Soup kitchens: Nourishing the soul by feeding the hungry

Soup kitchens emerged following numerous events in history that placed cutbacks on human welfare. These include the recessions, the Great Depression, the two World Wars, and famines, among others. 263 more words

Charity

The NZ Greens want to introduce food stamps, but only for part of the year?!

The welfare state has a long history of providing some of its support to the needy in kind rather than in cash. This can range from soup kitchens to public housing as well as food stamps. 382 more words

Politics - USA

day 664: fake authority stems from fear

Stress, tension, anxiety, pressure, rushing, all that is related, not being here breathing, not looking at what’s here are some of the causes behind it. And when you put bunch of them who are in similar anxious states, things can easily go out-of-order. 661 more words

Homeless

Homeless is a word nobody wants to say let alone experience. People whisper it to each other in quiet corners. They smell the air and brush you away if they think you are a stinky homeless person. 515 more words

Life

Last stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena; illustrated by Christian Robinson (2015)

Market Street and I have a slightly strained relationship, entirely of my own making. I stopped briefly in San Francisco last year on my way from New Zealand to Las Vegas. 329 more words

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