The idea is that none of the donated food goes to waste, and someone in the neighborhood might get fresh ground coffee or an organic apple pie that would otherwise have gone into the trash
Old Town Portland looks like a huge refugee settlement. I deliver lunches to 4 homeless encampments three days a week. It is like walking into a poverty war zone
Selective in Its Impact, the Virus Has Struck the Homeless Hard
Some longtime advocates say they have been warning for years about the hunger the pandemic has exacerbated.
The Trump administration has waged war on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, commonly called food stamps
“This is unprecedented. No one living has seen an increase of 10% of unemployment in a month,” the researcher said
The forces of greed shoved working families to the edge — all it took was a virus to push them over
Public pressure is rapidly building for government to take a more active role in reducing the misery and suffering of those who have been hardest hit by the Covid-19 economic crisis
The resistance that we saw building in India and across the world has melted overnight into a frightened retreat from a menace that for now threatens life itself. But what will follow after the scourge has had its day?
The government’s actions to try and house rough sleepers are inadequate. The acquisition of empty homes for the homeless is a viable short and long-term solution