Gleaning is nothing new to Rebecca Page. She’s been out in the fields of North Carolina, working as our Triangle Area Gleaning Coordinator since April 2011. But she had unexpected notoriety last December when one of her gleanings was covered by the CBS Evening News.
That day, Rebecca was working with dozens of volunteers in a potato field owned by former NFL center Jason Brown. The St.Louis Rams player quit football in 2012, in the midst of a high-paying contract, so ...
I begin 2015 with a big problem: A third of a bag of kettle chips lurks in my pantry, left over from holiday celebrations with friends and family. First, please note that there are some left over, which is impressive because they are truly my guilty pleasure! Second, I should confess that it’s not an ordinary bag, but a Costco-sized bag, enormous and filled with oily, salty delight.
Can a regular person make a huge difference in this world? The answer is a clear and resounding “yes!” Daniel Karslake show us five ordinary people making an extraordinary difference. One of them is Gloria Henderson, a SoSA gleaning coordinator in North Carolina. This 90-second promo, with music by Kati Perry, is a quick introduction to a full-length documentary that shows what these five people are doing.
Every Three Seconds is a film by Daniel Karslake. The title refers to the death a person every three seconds due to extreme poverty and hunger. The film shows the work of five ordinary people who are make an extraordinary difference because they have engaged in innovative was to make a difference. One of those people is SoSA Gleaning Coordinator Gloria Henderson, who has volunteered for years to direct gleaning efforts in North ...
Potato Drop at St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin
(Video by Liz Groth)
As part of SNC’s Into the Streets service event, over 40 first year students served their community through the Potato Drop. SoSA partnered with a Wisconsin grower to coordinate the donation of the potatoes. SNC students served by unloading the truck and readying the potatoes for distribution to local food pantries. — at De Pere, Wisconsin.