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  1. SNAP - We Must Do Better September 25, 2013 10:41 AM by Holli Long
    Editor's Note: The following post originally appeared on BlogHer and has been reposted with permission from both BlogHer and the author.… Read More
  2. Are We Prepared to Make a Place at the Table? August 22, 2013 10:37 AM by Kara Crawford
    A Place at the Table brings us face-to-face with hunger, obesity, and food insecurity in America by introducing us into the lives of thr… Read More
  3. The Cost of Being Poor (part 2) May 08, 2013 8:53 AM by Katelin Hansen
    This is the second of a two-part series on the high cost of being poor in the United States. See part 1 for a discussion of the cost of … Read More
  4. Waiting for Midnight... And Daybreak December 17, 2011 3:00 PM by Neelley Hicks
    As midnight approached, shoppers were ready to hit the aisles. Store managers had shelves stocked and extra personnel were ready to hand… Read More
  5. Life or Death November 18, 2011 11:33 AM by Neelley Hicks
    When Sarah Palin incited fear about “death panels” a few years ago, it struck a nerve with me. Not because I was afraid of h… Read More
  6. Another Side August 01, 2011 12:49 PM by Neelley Hicks
    Have you heard of the “two wolves” story? Inner wolves at war within us? Here is a very personal look at this struggle withi… Read More

About This Blog

Read and comment on a range of personal reflections and perspectives about poverty and Ministry with the Poor. Our goal is to attract diverse voices and points of view from United Methodists and friends, including people and communities living in conditions of poverty, other experts, religious leaders, community organizers, advocates, policy makers, volunteers, and all engaged in Ministry with the Poor.