by Allen Taylor Charity avails so much as the old adage goes. Most of us like to help others and you don’t have to go too far out of your way to give. In some cases, you need only walk right out your back door. Charity is one of the best ways to advertise your […]

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28 July 2006

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” – Indira Gandhi “The day that hunger is eradicated from the earth, there will be the greatest spiritual explosion the world has ever known. Humanity cannot imagine the joy that will burst into the world […]

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by Nathan T. Lynch We’ve all heard about the disgrace of sweatshops in Asia and other countries. Until you get first hand news of the horrible conditions in these places, it probably doesn’t seem ‘real’. Well it is. And it’s an ongoing tragedy throughout those countries. Following is an account of what Asian women are […]

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As of 2006, hunger continues to be a worldwide problem. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, “850 million people worldwide were undernourished in 1999 to 2005, the most recent years for which figures are available” and the number of hungry people has recently been increasing. An orange awareness ribbon is […]

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From the Barbara Ehrenreich article on Alternet.org http://alternet.org/story/39273/ A new study from the Brookings Institute documents the “ghetto tax,” or higher cost of living in low-income urban neighborhoods. It comes at you from every direction, from food prices to auto insurance. A few examples from this study, by Matt Fellowes, that covered 12 American cities: […]

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by Seth Scolack, Savvy Seth’s Donate a Car to Charity You may ask yourself, ‘if I donate a car to charity, are there any benefits in it for me?’ Like they say, “good deeds that you do always come back to you”. Without a doubt, donating your old car to charity is a generous gesture […]

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