Posts Tagged ‘Food aid’

Adventist food company distributes 670,000 food items for people in need

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Throughout Australia and New Zealand, Sanitarium Health Food Company has donated, so far in 2020, more than AU$1 million (about US$700,000) worth of food to help individuals and communities in need. Sanitarium in New Zealand is extending community support, including a new partnership with Kiwi Harvest. In early April, the first of 90 pallets of Read more

Catholic Charities distribute needed meals amid crisis

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, executive director of archdiocesan Catholic Charities, said emergency food distribution in recent weeks was made possible thanks to the dedication of agency staffers and the generosity of agency partners. Additional food distribution projects are being planned, he said, as more New Yorkers face dire circumstances stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re grateful Read more

The Sikh community’s Free Kitchen helps the homeless

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

The Sikh Sangat Free Kitchen provides food to the homeless and needy. The project began in Auckland at the beginning of winter in 2017 and is now spreading around the country. On this Saturday night, we’re joined by volunteers who run the Te Puke, Tauranga and Hamilton branches of the Free Kitchen, which also operates Read more

South Sudan suffering: too much, too long

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Conditions in South Sudan are appalling. United Nations (UN) officials have expressed concern about the fate of the South Sudanese people. The mandate for the UN peacekeeping mission in the country is set to expire. Jean-Pierre Lacroix told the UN Security Council the South Sudanese people “have simply suffered far too much for far too Read more

Texas Baptists feed the hungry in Spain

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Every week, Texan Baptists provide groceries to feed about 50 hungry families in Cerdanyola, Spain. The church partners with the local government to raise awareness of the ministry in the neighborhood. “The results have been humbling,” Daniel Banyuls, who has been a pastor at the Baptist Iglesia Evangelica,  in Cerdanyola  for the past 15 years. The Read more