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Volunteers Arrested for Giving Food to Homeless People at An El Cajon Park
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, altruism, charity, California, injustice )

- 66 days ago -
El Cajon police arrested about a dozen people for feeding the homeless at a city park Sunday afternoon. The event was organized by a group called Break the Ban, which formed after the El Cajon City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance in...
Nine Charged for Giving Food to Homeless in California
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, California, injustice )

- 66 days ago -
The group were protesting against an emergency ordinance in the city of El Cajon which was introduced in response to California's hepatitis A outbreak. They handed out food, clothes and toiletries on Sunday before police arrived and issued citations.
Stop Requiring Permits to Feed the Homeless in Atlanta!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, civil rights, human rights, police, charity, petitions )

- 112 days ago -
Many homeless advocates advise that if you want to help those in need, you should give them food - not cash. But sadly, it's becoming increasingly common for U.S. cities to punish the charitable people who put their time and money into this effort.
Lift Ban on Churches Feeding the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, altruism, homelessness, giving, injustice, laws, petitions )

- 130 days ago -
It's tough to say when our societal values shifted so dramatically, but for some reason now, government at large has decided that charity for the homeless is a crime.
Cherokee Citizens Seek Donations for Flood-Ravaged Community
Society & Culture  (tags: weather, politics, floods, charity, ethics, culture, philanthropy )

- 794 days ago -
The Chewey Community on the Cherokee Nation suffered greatly in DecemberâEUR(TM)s record-breaking floods, with many people losing everything they owned
Secret Santa Proves Kindness Is the Best Gift
Society & Culture  (tags: giving and receiving for th holidays, charity )

- 831 days ago -
Twas a few weeks before Christmas, when there arose such a clatter, the people of Pittsburgh must have thought something the matter - but far from it.
How Passing the Plate Becomes the 'Sunday Morning Stickup'
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, church, Christianity, giving, tithing, hypocrisy, charity, blackmail )

- 1011 days ago -
David Lee had just opened his wallet for two successive offerings at a church one Sunday morning when a pastor walked onto the pulpit to pass on a request. "You all going to think I'm crazy, but God says give again," the pastor said.
Homeless Man Receives $100... Then Shocks Everyone With How He Spends It
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, charity, kindness )

- 1184 days ago -
Let's face it: Many of us hesitate to hand money to the homeless, concerned they will spend it in ways we'd consider unwise.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fort Luaderdale Mayor: Don't Jail People For Feeding the City's Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, corruption, evil, homelessness, punishing philanthropy and volunteers, legal ethics, morality, charity, immorality, law, freedoms, culture, politics, society )

- 1232 days ago -
A few weeks ago, the city passed a cruel law that outlaws the distribution of food to homeless people in public. When 90-year-old chef Arnold Abbott led a group of church volunteers in serving trays of hot food, he and others were arrested
REMEMBER NATIVE AMERICANS: Send E-Mails to Your Friends and Family and Help Feed a Native American Family OnThanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, goodnews, Native Americans, culture, charity, charity work, activists, politics, society, family )

- 1257 days ago -
Just send 5 Free eCards to people you know, and a sweet, delicious pumpkin pie* will be donated to our Operation Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving! Your actions will help feed Native American Families who need your help to enjoy this bounty
GOOD NEWS! First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, activists, rights, goodnews, philanthropy, world )

- 1302 days ago -
A First Nations fisherman donated 500 of the fish to organizations and a homeless encampment in the downtrodden neighborhood in Vancouver.
378 People 'Pay It Forward' at Fla. Starbucks
Society & Culture  (tags: kindness, charity, Starbucks, Florida, paying it forward )

- 1308 days ago -
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs
Society & Culture  (tags: military, politics, news, poverty amongst the troos, charity, food banks, providing for our military, Food policy, government, ethics, crime, americans )

- 1308 days ago -
a new report found that the nation's food pantries serve 620,000 families with a member in the military--another troubling indication that service members battling against poverty must often rely on the generosity of our charities.
McDonald's Employee Fired After She Paid to Feed First Responders
Society & Culture  (tags: McDonald's, workers, charity, first responders, injustice, fast food )

- 1493 days ago -
Heather Levia is 23-years-old, has twins, works two jobs, and is in nursing school. She works incredibly hard, and therefore has an appreciation for the hard work first responders do. When some firefighters in Olean, New York, came in to order food...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Bill Gross Helps Farm Families in Need Through Farm Rescue
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, GoodNews, ethics, Helping farm families, charity )

- 1493 days ago -
Nonprofit Farm Rescue plants and harvests crops free of charge for farmers who have been touched by illness, injury, or a natural disaster.

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