SoSA crop drops are held in parking lots of schools, convention centers, municipalities, and a variety of faith groups. Volunteers come from colleges, civic organizations, scouts, and congregations. Last September, a truckload of potatoes arrived in the parking lot of the Zoroastrian Center of Chicago in nearby Burr Ridge, Illinois. This faith group took on its first crop drop experience in a very big way – and they’re eager to do it ... Continue Reading →
Birmingham Magazine (October 20, 2014) – Crop Drops: Society of St. Andrew is dropping the hammer on hunger, one crop at a time
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By June Mathews
Perhaps one of the most disturbing aspects of life in the United States is that in a nation of plenty, hunger persists. Apply that concept close to home, and the news becomes even more troubling.
According to the Alabama Food Bank Association, more than 19 percent of Alabamians are “food insecure,” meaning they lack reliable ... Continue Reading →