I just found an article that Kathryn McConnell wrote in October about Crop Hunger Walks in 2007. Church World Service sponsors these walks. Like most charity walks and marathons, walkers get donations from people for walking. Of course, the walks themselves become major local events, which raises awareness about world hunger and poverty. People who […]

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FoodShare Volunteers

13 November 2007

Today while at community service, I worked with a group of volunteers from Bank of America. I know they are Bank of America employees because they all wore red “Bank of America” t-shirts. They also told me so. Perhaps only a few local Bank of America employees organized that volunteering. Of course, having employees volunteer […]

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I found out about a neat website today. FreeRice.com lets you improve your vocabulary and fight world hunger at the same time. The service is both fun and free. On the website, you try to choose the correct definition for a word. For each word you get correctly, they donate 10 grains of rice to […]

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I just read a disheartening article about Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke’s bleak outlook on the American economy. I include an excerpt: On Thursday, one day after American stock markets plummeted in the face of mounting bank losses, soaring oil prices and record lows for the US dollar, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke […]

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I want to make sure that you all know that this blog has an RSS feed. Here is the URL of this blog’s RSS feed: http://millionsofmouths.com/blog/nfblog/wp-rss2.php If you do not know what an RSS feed is, let me tell you. It is a form of internet syndication. Users can subscribe to RSS feeds, and then […]

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New studies show that child abuse can lead to poverty. Victims of child abuse have an increased chance of ending up in poverty than children from non-abusive homes. “You can come from a family that has money but if they don’t treat you well, you can end up in a lot of trouble,” said Senior […]

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Children suffering from Poverty