Hunger/Poverty/Welfare


Alabama News | Oct. 9 2014

‘What will we do about that hungry person?’

Several years ago, I was traveling in the southern Philippines, headed to a community where we were going to help with agricultural projects.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 9 2014

Liberia Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention president, family make Birmingham temporary home after Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa

Olu Menjay’s days have felt slightly different lately. What was supposed to just be a visit to the United States this summer has instead... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 8 2014

Deadline extended for Birmingham food drive

National Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation and members of LIBA (Liberians in Birmingham, Alabama, Inc.) have teamed up to send... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 6 2014

Alabama’s rate of hunger, working poor above national average

A report released in September shows that Alabama has made little improvement in addressing hunger in the state. The U.S. Department of Agriculture... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Aug. 14 2014

South Sudan Civil War prevents aid for those affected by ‘worst in the world’ famine

An escalating civil war is preventing humanitarian aid from reaching those most affected by famine in South Sudan, said a senior International... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 26 2014

Church ministers to South Sudanese fleeing violence with help of IMB, BGR

As a third of South Sudan’s population faces starvation, International Mission Board (IMB) personnel and Baptist Global Response (BGR)... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 26 2014

SBC’s Global Hunger Relief works in variety of ways to combat hunger

God clearly is on the side of ‘the least of these’ and the Bible tells us that one day Jesus will ask us face to face about our response... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 26 2014

Nearly 4 million older Americans go hungry each day, analysis shows

The economic crash of 2008 has had many lasting consequences, but perhaps one of the most alarming is the steady increase in the number of American... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 26 2014

Birmingham-area churches partner to assist those in need through Serving You

In 2009, members of NorthPark Baptist Church, Trussville, found themselves running into an issue that’s common to many churches —... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Apr. 30 2014

Most Americans say fighting global poverty is futile, survey finds

Despite progress in defeating extreme global poverty, most Americans see no end in sight, according to a survey sponsored by Compassion International.... [READ MORE]

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