Endangered Lives

By Jean Blish Siers *

I’ve had two very different topics rattling around in my brain this week: endangered species, and American poverty and hunger.

My husband and I recently returned from a week’s vacation, hiking and biking on Assateague Island, which is both a National Wildlife Refuge and a National Seashore. We’re nature nerds and we spent hours every day looking at everything from shore birds to wild horses.

Two species particularly delighted us. Each day, we saw multiple bald eagles, including ...

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SoSA doesn’t tell ghost stories …


The Society of St. Andrew (SoSA) doesn’t tell ghost stories. SoSA brings people together to harvest and share healthy food, reduce food waste, and build caring communities by offering nourishment to hungry neighbors.

A recent news article highlighted a person in Oklahoma, whose heart may have been in the right place, but their methods needed improvement.

This person, Mr. H., distributed USDA Farmers to Families Food Boxes to a community in Oklahoma. As a part of ...

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Three Small Ways to Make a Big Impact on Childhood Hunger


by Molly Veydovec *

Childhood hunger is very real. 

No Kid Hungry® reports that over 11 million people in the United States are living in food-insecure homes, meaning “the households don’t have enough food for every member to live a healthy life.” 

A moment of this emotional video (below) tells us one out of every five kids won’t get the nutrition they need today.

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