Posts Tagged ‘charity’

By Kolby Ford

“Its the right thing to do, if you’re fortunate that you’ve eaten today, if you’re fortunate to have a roof over your head, then its appropriate to give back,” says Ulysses Campbell.  He’s has been volunteering to help the poor for seven years now.  I met him on Friday while he was serving hot soup out of a lunch wagon to the homeless.

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Martha’s Table offers long term and immediate help to those in poverty such as job training and clothing.  Campbell as well as more than 10,000 people a year join Martha’s Table with their church groups to help out.  McKenna’s wagon, the mobile soup kitchen delivers hot meals, sandwiches, and desserts to the needy everyday.

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By Lauren Hodges

DC General, once a major hospital for residents of Southeast DC, was closed in 2001 and now acts as an emergency center for the city’s homeless. The building, located across from the DC jail, houses about 600 children and their families.

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By – Kolby Ford

This entry is about an experience I had with two homeless individuals.

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