School-aged children affected by poverty create sense of urgency as Salvation Army launches 131st annual Christmas kettle campaign

The Salvation Army’s largest public fundraiser of the year supports 2.1 million vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada. TORONTO, November 12, 2021 / CNW / – The continuing pressures of the pandemic and the impact of inflation are having a significant effect on the lives of Canadian families and …

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Frontline Communities on Climate Action Step One is Stop the Harm / Public Information Service

SEATTLE, Washington – Communities facing the impacts of climate change in Washington State are closely monitoring legislation in Washington, DC. People on the front lines of climate change are largely made up of communities of color, low-income communities and indigenous peoples. Deric Gruen, co-executive director of Front and Centered, a …

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The problem with Mary’s cooking

Everything seemed to be going so well in the summer of 2019. Mary’s Kitchen, Orange’s daily hot meal supplier to the homeless, had just renewed its fourth 5-year license agreement with its owners, the City of Orange, including a rave review of the facility by city staff recommending the renewal …

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