Domestic Poverty

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:47

The people of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davenport, Iowa, have a request that will sound strange when you first hear it. They want your underwear—your clean underwear—and they want to give it away. Around 30 years ago, a parishioner who worked...

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 15:02

St. Benedict Health and Healing Ministry has very specific goals, the chief of which is, naturally, to heal those who are ill in body, mind and spirit. An institution and Jubilee Ministry of the Diocese of Colorado, St. Benedict’s is a point of...

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 15:02

St. Benedict Health and Healing Ministry has very specific goals, the chief of which is, naturally, to heal those who are ill in body, mind and spirit. An institution and Jubilee Ministry of the Diocese of Colorado, St. Benedict’s is a point of...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 15:55

This piece is reprinted by permission of Rita Klock, author of the original. An after-school tutoring program that focuses on reading skills has been making a difference in the lives of third-grade students from Rugg Elementary School in Alexandria...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 15:55

This piece is reprinted by permission of Rita Klock, author of the original. An after-school tutoring program that focuses on reading skills has been making a difference in the lives of third-grade students from Rugg Elementary School in Alexandria...

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:37

The following is an account of Josefina and her family, participants at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado. Josefina, a Metro CareRing participant who had been receiving occasional food assistance for several years, met with a Resource Specialist...

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:37

The following is an account of Josefina and her family, participants at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado. Josefina, a Metro CareRing participant who had been receiving occasional food assistance for several years, met with a Resource Specialist...

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:34

The following is an account of Dan and Teresa, participants at Metro CareRing: Dan and Teresa had both lost their jobs in the previous two weeks and were visiting Metro CareRing for the first time. Dan commented, "Last year, we donated food. I...

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:34

The following is an account of Dan and Teresa, participants at Metro CareRing: Dan and Teresa had both lost their jobs in the previous two weeks and were visiting Metro CareRing for the first time. Dan commented, "Last year, we donated food. I...

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:29

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado. Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke...

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