Hunger/Poverty/Welfare


Alabama News | Oct. 18 2018

Free financial aid webinar for high school seniors is Oct. 18

If you are a high school senior or the parent of one, you are probably thinking about what comes after graduation and how to pay for it. Cash... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Oct. 9 2018

Global Hunger Sunday provides opportunity to learn and give

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Croutons and crackers isn’t much of a supper. But near the end of last year’s fall festival... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 28 2016

Randolph, Morgan associations combine efforts to deliver water

When residents in Morgan and Lawrence counties were told in mid-June that they couldn’t drink water coming from their own faucets because... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Jun. 30 2016

Nutrition plan launched to help end malnutrition

Malnutrition, according to a new report, remains a global issue and affects 1 out of 3 people. The 2016 Global Nutrition Report (GNR) was recently... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jun. 16 2016

World Refugee Day urges awareness, solidarity

The refugee crisis, described as the worst since World War II, has resulted in more than 4.8 million Syrians being registered as refugees by... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 1 2015

Hunger in Alabama tops national average

Alabamians were hungrier than the national average in 2014.  According to a Sept. 9 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report, 14 percent... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 1 2015

Churches aid Alabama Childhood Food Solutions in feeding 3,000 children

Jim Jones has spent a lifetime making a difference. When Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, was bombed in 1963, Jones was the nurse... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 1 2015

Baptists among faith leaders pledging to fight hunger

Baptist leaders were among nearly 100 top officials from all major faith groups on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival calling for a shift... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 28 2015

Hunger funds part of cooperative ministry effort in Marshall County

Sometimes it takes the honesty of a child to open our eyes to the needs around us and remind us how much we take for granted.  That happened... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 6 2015

Child poverty, migration out of state on the rise

With an increase in child poverty throughout the state and a decrease in county populations, life in Alabama could be seen as weakening rather... [READ MORE]

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