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the kitchen on pine street

“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

Friday Fictioneers

Justine's Community Service

Justine cared deeply about the homeless, abused women and the mentally ill. She did one high school Co-op placement in a drop in centre for people who live on the street and another in a shelter for abused women. 185 more words

Not My Story To Tell

New course in Derby: Women’s contribution to the 1984-5 British miners’ strike

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

WEA Courses

Dear Prime Minister - Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant comment on politics
He’s a heffelump he doesn’t get to vote
But the rich have a laugh
While the poor continue to starve
Austerity is wrong and he thinks everyone must know it… 275 more words

Daft Rhymes

day 675: guilt

For context listen to this video about guilt.

I was speaking to someone today about how guilt prevents us from taking real steps to create solutions. 592 more words

Why the Vow of Poverty Makes Total, Radical Sense

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

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

Food Pantries