Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Facebook | Twitter | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 

No home, no food

MC students get involved in the real world

March 27, 2014

As a child, Joy Hart used to panhandle for enough money to find a relatively safe place to sleep during the cold Chicago nights-not enough to get room in a hostel, but enough to buy a ticket for the......

« Back to Article

 
 
sort: oldest | newest

Comments

(2)

whatdifferencedoesitmake

Mar-27-14 6:32 AM

What common thread do the relief efforts of Salvation Army (homeless shelter), Daily Bread meal kitchen, Old Man Rivers in Parkersburg, our local food pantries, Cornerstone Ministries, and other effective outreach and support efforts have in common? What is missing from this "lesson" to MC students?

2 Agrees | 3 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Walton

Mar-27-14 7:24 AM

The common thread is that these efforts catch the people who fall through effective government programs to reduce poverty and homelessness. Don't delude yourself that private charity can deal with the entire problem. Hasn't been that way since the 1800's. Kudos to these students for getting out of their comfort zone; I'm sure some of them will be spearheading programs to help the poor in their communities after they graduate.

5 Agrees | 3 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Showing 2 of 2 comments
 
 

Post a Comment

You must first login before you can comment.

*Your email address:
*Password:
Remember my email address.
or
 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web