Poverty & Hunger

Poverty & Hunger

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June 2, 2014

It’s almost summertime. This season evokes images of freedom, sunlight, and children running through sprinklers and biking through the neighborhood for a day at the pool. These coming months bring the promise of new experiences and friendships as children continue to learn and explore outside...

September 13, 2013

Following the defeat of the House of Representatives farm bill last June, House leadership divided the agriculture and nutrition titles of the farm bill into two separate pieces of legislation for another vote. The agriculture titles passed, and the House is now preparing to vote on the...

May 22, 2013

May 23, 2013

 

The Honorable Barbara Mikulski                                         The Honorable Richard Shelby

Chairwoman                                                                       Ranking Member

Senate Appropriations Committee...

April 1, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] An agriculturalist in the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) has encouraged farmers in Africa to adopt a biblically-based version of conservation agriculture known as “Farming God’s Way,” to curb food insecurity on the continent.

Stephen Gaturu, a project...

May 24, 2012

 

Executive Summary

In the wake of the global food price crisis of 2008, a broad-based coalition of non-governmental organizations, advocacy groups, and faith-based organizations developed a document entitled the Roadmap to End Global Hunger that was endorsed by...

February 27, 2012

Volunteers set up for "Cathedral in the Night" homeless ministry.

[Episcopal News Service] The loss of her job in the medical records field more than two years ago cost Carol Hopkins her home and forced her to move. And although Hopkins, 60, still makes...

February 26, 2012

The Rev. Kate Kelderman, rector of Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, and members of the Gettysburg Community Soup Kitchen staff and board members help Gettysburg Mayor William E. Troxell cut the ceremonial ribbon during an open house for the new location. The kitchen...

February 16, 2012

The federal budget is a moral document that reflects and shapes our country's priorities. Congress should craft it based on the needs of all. In Proverbs (31.9) we are reminded of our responsibility to “Speak up, judge righteously, champion the poor and the needy.” While we must work to...

January 26, 2012

[U.N. News Service] The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Jan. 26 is honoring Nobel Peace Prize laureate and activist Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, for his efforts in the battle against hunger and his advocacy on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people...

November 11, 2011

Eight years ago, Vietnam veteran Garry Clemmons was a homeless addict, depressed and anxious. Today, he's sober, remarried and working for the Episcopal Church-sponsored program he credits with turning his life around: the Veterans Re-Entry Program at St. Francis House in the Episcopal Diocese...

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