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Restaurants and other businesses pay a fee to participate in the program. In return, Zero Percent streamlines the process
Religion
Muslims around the country served over 3,000 hot meals to the hungry in their communities on Saturday, April 30.
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Chari-Tea events only cost me the price of the lemons, honey, and gas for the car to pick up the canisters. I had a vision and I made it happen, and all it cost was time. Time is invaluable. Give your time and let's all spread our own form of chari-tea.
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When she was in the third grade, Katie Stagliano received a homework assignment that changed her life: to grow a cabbage from a single seedling. Hers grew to about 40 pounds. She took the cabbage to the local soup kitchen, where it was served with ham and rice to around 275 people.
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Most of us are familiar with food banks and soup kitchens, where donated food goes to feed hungry people in the community. Yet we rarely talk about the connection between mental illness and hunger and how access to food can do more than just provide a full stomach.
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Food banks like ours are equipped to save surplus food before it ends up in the landfill, but since the recession, our network has been stretched to capacity by the growing need.
Good News
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Creating Giving Circles All Over the US. Sharon Lipinski is the founder of a network of virtual giving circles called Change
DC
One homeless man tells about his more than ten years in a state penitentiary before a judge reversed his sentence and set him free. There are lighter moments too, like proving at six years old that Santa isn't real.
Religion
While scrubbing pots at the soup kitchen, I realized this truth: We are all strangers to one another. Then I realized: We can all welcome one another home.
Videos
As the government shutdown entered its 14th day, President Barack Obama spent some time away from the front lines of the budget battles on Monday to visit Martha's Table, a D.C. nonprofit that helps low-income and homeless families. Many of those volunteering there are furloughed federal workers. The president donned an apron and helped with making the sandwiches, getting his hands dirty.
Politics
Obama then got some pointers for bagging, according to a pool report: "Can I just say just in the few moments I've been here
Miami
Tom Equels, the lawyer representing the nuns, told Fox News "the use had been approved in 1982 and [the nuns] had been continuously
Religion
Stone soup is simple: Each person contributes just one ingredient to a pot containing water and a stone. Through cooperation and involvement of an entire community, a nourishing, delicious meal for all is created. Today in Soweto, South Africa we had the privilege of seeing this children's story come to life.
Religion
Before you start emptying your cupboards and fridge directly into a garbage bag, consider the people who search through garbage bags like yours every day in search of scraps to ward off hunger.
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2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifBefore nonprofits can take our rightful seat at the table with public and for-profit sector players, we need to let go of some of the old mindsets and practices that have held us back for too long.
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2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif On any given day at DC Central Kitchen, you can meet men and women who have changed their lives through our Culinary Job Training program.
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2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifIn a time when off-shoring and outsourcing are household words discussed around dinner tables by struggling families, smart investments in local economies are essential.
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2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifWe're taking men and women who were previously dependent on the system and giving them the tools to make their lives better.