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A Ghost of an Idea

A Ghost of an Idea

No, we have not become a society of cantankerous, stingy holiday-haters, but we have, for a large part, become a little too wrapped up in the “business” of living our own lives.

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Kids at Heart

Kids at Heart

The number of food insecure seniors nation-wide is projected to increase by 50% when the youngest of the Baby Boom Generation reaches age 60 in 2025.

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The Most Wonderful Time

The Most Wonderful Time

by Monica Palmer   Around the time the pumpkin-spice lattes find their way on to coffee shop menus, many of us begin to emerge from a sort of self-centered slumber. We open our eyes and awaken to the reality that there are a lot of struggling people around us. We...

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You are What You Eat

You are What You Eat

by Monica Palmer   One of the most challenging obstacles in illuminating the very real problem of US hunger is the fact that the problem is largely hidden from public view.   Most families who are food insecure do not wish to broadcast the fact that they...

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Drive Time

Drive Time

by Monica Palmer   For years, whenever I walked past a food bank barrel at a school, church or other organization, I always peeked in to see what contributions had been made. It did my heart good to see the food in there, because it was the physical proof I...

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