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Open Your Eyes to Poverty

The U.S. Census Bureau states that one in seven people live below the poverty line.  This means millions of Americans struggle day-to-day to make ends meet.  Every day they face many questions.  How are we going to eat?  Can we pay our rent or our mortgage? Will our water and power be shut off?  What can I do to ensure… Continue reading Open Your Eyes to Poverty

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A Daily Meal

In 2010, over 17 million households in the United States were food insecure.  Almost 50 million people in a situation in which they might not have food to eat.  These numbers are very difficult to comprehend.  I am not surprised by them knowing that many Americans have struggled over the last few years with the sluggish… Continue reading A Daily Meal

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Bread for the World

We were invited by Trinity English Lutheran Church to attend a forum about hunger and poverty.  Trinity's Care Ministries asked us to attend the event in order to share our story of service with the congregation.  They believed that our project was a great example and a compliment to the topic being discussed. This opportunity… Continue reading Bread for the World

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A Little Brown Bag

We are a country that prides itself on power and wealth, yet there are millions of children who go hungry every day. It is our responsibility, not only as a nation, but also as individuals, to get involved. So, next time you pass someone on the street who is in need, remember how lucky you… Continue reading A Little Brown Bag

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Food for Thought

We were in full conversation as we drove to our volunteer experience on a sunny Saturday morning.  We were talking about the Community Harvest Food Bank and how it supports the people of Northeast Indiana.  This was the first opportunity that our girls have had to volunteer as part of this project.  They were excited… Continue reading Food for Thought