It's been a long month, so no food pantries of any type this week. And the 3 year grant for the parents of 6th Street kids food pantry is up in May and they will not be renewing. Roadrunner has sent grant applications to Harrison Schmidt Elementary and Stout Elementary to see if they would like a pantry at one of their schools. It takes a … [Read more...] about What’s New At The Gospel Mission For The Week Of Mar 27-Apr 2
In 2012, RT's Anastasia Churkina made this report on the harsh reality of America's recession that led to hunger and poverty. Sadly, this video is still relevant up to these days. Watch what remained relevant to the people not just in America but to all people around the world. Every single day, too many men, women, children suffer from … [Read more...] about The Endless Fight With Hunger
I had a question the other day from a health conscious citizen about the types of meals we serve in the soup kitchen and the food we give out in the food pantry. I think we do a pretty good job, but there is always room for improvement and a lot of the time it depends on what we have on hand or can afford. We get our food from Roadrunner Food … [Read more...] about What Type Of Food Do We Serve At The Mission?
I see it daily; Lives lived without meaning drifting from one toy, fad or bright, shiny object to the next. Lots of leisure, but no rest. Lots of parties, but no joy. Lots of drugs and alcohol, but no real highs. No sense that what we do really matters. At the Mission, we try and teach folks that it doesn't have to be that way. That it is … [Read more...] about What’s New At The Gospel Mission for The Week Of Mar 20-26
Homelessness Defined Simply defined, homelessness is the state of having no home or permanent place of residence. But it is a state far more complicated than this given definition. In America, many organizations—both the government agencies in charge of providing programs for homeless individuals and the privately-managed organizations whose … [Read more...] about The State Of Homelessness In The USA