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  • The Montreal Jewish community has the highest poverty level in Canada
    Where are donations going? Canadian Jewish community high poverty and inequality
    The recently released Jewish Population of Canada, 2011 report indicated there is widening income gap among the Canadian Jewish community. The report looked at the demographics in Canada in general, and the demographics for each province and their...
  • Working Americans are relying on food banks for support
    America's paycheck to pantry hunger crisis
    Imagine getting a job but still having to rely on food banks for support. That is exactly what is happening to working Americans, as wages remain too low in the struggling economy.Feeding America says that 54 percent of families that rely on their...
  •  Food is served at Broad Street Ministry during their afternoon lunch for the homeless and those that are in financial distress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Socioeconomic inequality is associated with premature colorectal cancer deaths
    Many cases of colorectal cancer which could have been prevented or cured with proper treatment instead lead to premature deaths. The American Cancer Society reported on Nov. 11, 2014 half of premature colorectal cancer deaths are due to...
  • Polar Vortex returns early causing heat or eat crisis
    Polar Vortex's return chilling prospect for hunger
    An Arctic blast is going to hit the United States next week, sending temperatures plummeting. It's a reminder for many of the Polar Vortex of last winter.Colder temperatures mean higher heating bills. For those living in hunger and poverty...
  • Child Hunger Day
    Child Hunger Day
    Press release from Child Hunger Day, published with full permission:Child Hunger Day® Exists To Undo HungerCHILD HUNGER DAY® IS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH_ Chick-Fil-A will host 'SPIRIT NIGHT' at Several Locations, from 5-8 pm....
  • San Jose
    America's Richest Cities list indicates decline in median income across the U.S.
    Though 24/7 Wall Street came up with a list of “America’s Richest Cities” on Tuesday, it should be noted that America isn’t as rich as it was not so long ago. According to the report, the continuous economic recovery across...
  • Stop Hunger Now program a huge success at Mt. Moriah SDA Church
    Stop Hunger Now program a huge success at Mt. Moriah SDA Church
    Today, Sunday, October 5, 2014, a band of eager volunteers met at the Mt. Moriah SDA Church, 18-34 Decatur Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385, at 10:00 am to help the members of the church in their evangelistic outreach effort. With the help of STOP...
  • Poetic impact on world hunger
    Poetic impact on world hunger
    The month of October marks the 4th annual World Hunger Action Month. As poets we are determined to use our poetry to make an impact and create awareness of the dire situation millions are still facing in our world today, on a daily basis. The...
  • Fighting parents hurt kids' emotional development
    Parents' fights can disrupt their kids' emotional development
    Fights between parents can disrupt their children's abilities to identify and control emotions, reports a study fromNew York University. In addition, children that are exposed to fighting over a long period have a higher risk for anxiety and...
  • Poor
    Call it progress: Child poverty at 20% in U.S.
    An abhorrent statistic is that child poverty in the U.S. is 19.9% as reported by Bloomberg News. Don’t you believe that most Americans expect there to be zero poverty in America at this point? Why is poverty present in America, beginning...
  • Minimum wage: How much do people make?
    Minimum wage: How much do people make?
    Last week, many American fast food workers walked off the job protesting the need for higher wages and the ability to join a Union to protect their rights as workers. Right now, the federal minimum wage rests at $7.25. Most people who live in the...
  • 97 percent of the 100 poorest counties in America are in Red states
    Politifact: 95 of the 100 poorest counties are located in Red states
    A recent meme created by Occupy Democrats on July 27, and posted on the social media sites Facebook and Twitter, said that “97 percent of the 100 poorest counties in America are in Red states, but tell me again how Republican policies grow...
  • The Collapse Of An American City
    The Collapse Of An American City
    Ferguson, Missouri is a city made up of some 20,000 plus residents. The majority are black and the minority are white. The white control the administration and police offices. A week ago yesterday a young man of 18 by the name of Michael Brown...
  • Back to School
    Church helps 115 children with supplies to start the year
    With over 100 children signed up to receive help with backpacks and school supplies, how does a small church with a big heart meet such a huge need?Ask the community to be a part of God’s love in action, that’s how.The money estimated...
  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) proposes poverty plan
    Rep. Paul Ryan's Poverty Plan: The Good and the Bad
    The new poverty plan introduced by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has received both negative and positive reactions from conservatives and liberals. This new proposal seems to be the only sign of potential progress in the long war on poverty. Paul Ryan...