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Love People, Hate Hunger

Day after day I am reminded just how much hate exists in this world. We hate each other because of our political views and our religious beliefs. We hate each other because of our sexual orientation and parenting tactics. We hate each other based on what we wear, what we say, and what we eat.… Continue reading Love People, Hate Hunger

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Day 19: Food Donation

Day 19 of the 25 Days was called Food Donation. We made a small food donation to help fight hunger in our community. We donated canned foods and soups, pasta, and macaroni and cheese. It wasn't much, but we hope it will help someone in need this Christmas. Day 20 is Remember a Senior. We… Continue reading Day 19: Food Donation

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Day 18: Teacher Appreciation

"Mrs. Renfro has such a great attitude. I enjoy her classes because she cares about the students and is always willing to stop and help. It was great to be able to say thank you today through some candy and a Barnes & Noble gift card." - MaKenna "Mrs. Nelson is such a sweet, warmhearted… Continue reading Day 18: Teacher Appreciation

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Stamping Out Hunger

Every May, letter carriers in cities all over the United States participate in the largest single-day food drive in the nation. The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive involves thousands of Post Office branches, and mailmen and women, in all 50 states and Washington D.C.  Letter carriers collect non-perishable food donations left by mailboxes and in post offices and deliver them… Continue reading Stamping Out Hunger

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Day 9: Food Donation

Day 9 was originally planned to be a day in which we helped the homeless.  Due to our crazy schedules, we decided to swap Day 9 with Day 16.  So today we made a food donation.  We donated some non-perishable food items to a local church food pantry.  This particular pantry focuses heavily on providing… Continue reading Day 9: Food Donation

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Day 7: Food Donation

It is hard to believe that the first week of our 25 Days of Giving has come to an end.  It has been a great week of giving, helping others, learning lessons, and self-fulfillment.  It has also been nice to see that people from all over the country have accepted the challenge to make this… Continue reading Day 7: Food Donation

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Unstuff a Bus

As families gathered in downtown Fort Wayne on the night before Thanksgiving to kick off the Christmas season, the girls and I navigated traffic on our way to help unstuff-a-bus.  For 15 years, local radio station, Fun 101.7 WLDE, has organized and hosted a radio-thon to collect food for the Associated Churches Food Bank.  Each… Continue reading Unstuff a Bus