Meet some of the friendly folks at the Food Hampers Program. They may not take themselves too seriously, but they treat hunger very seriously...
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There are many reasons why some people in our affluent community need emergency food assistance. Some of these include:
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Guest post: Celebration!
12 Days for Good wraps up today! Over the last 12 days we invited various members of our community to share ideas about volunteering–the joys, the challenges, and the special meanings that emerge from sharing work. Their words describe a fractured, unjust world, full of deeply resilient people striving for something better. They also describe […] » more
Guest post: Dreaming
The following comes from House of Friendship’s Chaplaincy Director, Michael Hackbush, on dreaming (in the midst of injustice). to hold true to a vision which gives wings to hope and compassion during difficult times and yields inspiration and prosperity during good times. To hold true to a vision is compelling. I remember once being asked, […] » more
Guest post: We can do better than tolerance
Tolerance is more than the mere absence of oppression, discrimination, violence or exclusion. In fact, if we see tolerance as only the absence of the worst that we can do to one another, we’re setting the bar way too low. As a community, we can do so much better than that. Tolerance is an attitude, […] » more
Guest post: Traverse Independence
Today is day nine of 12 Days for Good. Our theme today is hospitality: to welcome warmly and with kindness and generosity all who enter our door and are new to our community; and to share the gifts of our table. Our friends at Traverse Independence wrote the following piece. Traverse Independence is a local […] » more
Guest post: Solidarity and St. John’s Kitchen
Today’s piece comes from two folks who volunteer at St. John’s Kitchen, on the theme of solidarity. Every Wednesday morning for the last six years, Ann and Gary help serve meals and clean at SJK. The Kitchen serves about 280 people each day, and Ann and Gary form a part of the team that makes […] » more