Food Insecurity

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:38

In 1994, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts became a sponsor for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a federally funded child nutrition program whose goal is to feed food insecure children and teens ages 1-18 during the summer...

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 09:07

For Tom Carlson, gardening is not something one generally does alone. Though a single person could go through the arduous task of planning, planting, tending, and harvesting fruits and vegetables, for him, the work is all about the community. His...

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 14:43

Jim Eichner, of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Redmond, Washington, sees his ministry as a vector for good—and with good reason: everyone affiliated with the Food Bank Farm comes away with a nice feeling and a contribution to the common good—from...

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 01:44

  The Chattanooga Community Kitchen logo states ”Help from the Heart of the City” and means it. Founded in 1982 by seven downtown Chattanooga churches (Christ Episcopal, First Baptist, First Centenary United Methodist, First Christian, St. Paul’s...

Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 01:47

  One morning a week, the homeless and the hungry in Iowa City, IA, can at least count on having a good breakfast – just about anything they want, and all they want of it – ordered off a menu, and delivered to them by a waiter. “Here, no one stands...