A Moment of Charity: A #TankaTuesday (on a Wednesday) 9/5/18 #TankaProse — Frank J. Tassone

Photo by Nathaniel Tetteh on Unsplash skyscraper sunset the outstretched reaching hands left empty Why despise charity when it’s the greatest remaining? I walked out of the grocers and into the dark. An indigent woman that mumbled incomprehensibly sat just within light of the store. Overcome by an inexplicable urge, I gave the woman a […]

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A Sip of Charity — writing in north norfolk

They say charity begins at home and to love another you must love yourself. Whether we open our hearts or we open a door, charity is a dew-filled flower on which we all can sip. Kim M. Russell, 6th September 2018 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Charity Yesterday was the International Day of […]

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Delivering Love — Eliza Waters

According to ASPCA, “Each year, [in the USA] approximately 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters nationwide—and nearly 3 million don’t make it out.” This sad statistic brings tears to my eyes. So many lives wasted, so much love lost. However, there are many who are tirelessly working to save as many of these animals as […]

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African wars killed 5 million sick children in 20 years —Study — Tribune

Five million children in Africa have died from preventable diseases over the last 20 years because armed conflict deprived them of access to basic healthcare or clean water, scientists said on Thursday. A study published in The Lancet medical journal showed conflict in countries such as Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo had contributed to […]

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September is Hunger Action Month: Take Action and Fight Hunger! — Advancing Smartly

By Sara Jackson, MiCAFE Network Specialist When September hits, many people start to think of fall. We start to see a lot of red, orange, and yellow in décor, clothing, and food. However, orange has another meaning during the month of September, which is Hunger Action Month. Here are some statistics from Feeding America associated with Senior Hunger across our country: Nearly 5 million seniors […]

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