Today, the Silver City Gospel Mission releases the Kraken of ways you can help us meet our mission of feeding, clothing and sheltering Silver City's needy. Donate clothing Donate household goods Donate food Donate cash Volunteer in the soup kitchen Host a food drive Host a coat drive Sort items in the thrift store Volunteer in … [Read more...] about Release the Kraken!
Yesterday, I was working on our 2016 operational budget and realized that this new year is quickly approaching. And whenever we look to the future, we are faced with uncertainty. What will this new year bring? New life? Hope for a brighter tomorrow? New opportunities? Or death, hardship, pain, suffering and hunger? Well, thanks to … [Read more...] about Single Socks Helps Feed The Hungry
We have quite a few things happening this Holiday season at the Gospel Mission. We'll be kicking things off on Monday, Nov 23rd by handing out Thanksgiving turkey baskets for needy families with lots of kids. We do this so families can stay together during the holidays and not have to come down to the soup kitchen for their meal and we cooperate … [Read more...] about A Very Busy Christmas Season
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that being hungry can cause extreme anger in some people. “Hungry people are cranky people,” says the lead author Brad Bushman, Ph.D., stating what moms have known for centuries. The study gave couples blood glucose monitors and voodoo dolls (best science project … [Read more...] about Hunger Makes People Stab Voodoo Dolls
The hammer has really come down on hunger in Silver City this past summer! We have had two large farmers market distributions and two Senior citizen food distributions so far with more to come. These efforts really do require a lot of manpower and hard work, but do make a huge dent in the fight against hunger in our area. Each … [Read more...] about … And The Hammer Came Down