On Thanksgiving St Bartholomew’s Church in New York City hosted an unusual dinner. Guests who paid $100 a head shared their holiday dinner with the homeless. This was an interesting experiment to say the least. About five hundred extremely diverse people eating dinner in a church. And apparently this was no slap dash meal prepared by the ladies guild. The meal was prepared by chefs … Continue reading Lions and Lambs?
Children and Poverty With the recent cuts to SNAP/Food Stamp benefits I decided to take a look at how children are affected by this decrease. How poor are America’s youngest and most vulnerable citizens? According to an article published by the Children’s Defense Fund 16.1 million children in America are poor, … Continue reading Children and Poverty
Let’s talk about poverty in America today. In his 2014 State of the Union address President Obama stated the unemployment rate was the lowest in over five years. He stated the manufacturing sector is adding jobs for the first time since the 1990’s. He stated we have a rebounding housing market. “The lowest unemployment rate in over five … Continue reading Things Are Getting Better Mr. President?