A reader asks for help for her friend

She writes: I know sometimes you share things like this. I’ve known Brenda for almost 20 years, when she was my neighbor at my first post-college apartment. She joined the Church a few years ago. She and her family, including three little boys, recently had to leave their home due to health problems when their [Read More…]

Please help Samantha Salmonson

She is 74 years old, and is faced with eviction and medical bills.  She needs $2000 to catch up.  Please help her (and pray for her).  Financial strain is the worst! [Read more…]

Slave Free Chocolate

It is a well known fact that slavery make chocolate taste bitter.  If you want chocolate that tastes nice and does not make you complicit in a sin that cries to heaven for vengeance, check out the Slave Free Chocolate site so that you can both put economic pressure on EvilCorps that are a stench [Read More…]

Please Help Silver Rose Parnell, who is going blind

You can help her here. And if you are a libertarian who constantly complains that a state social safety net somehow robs you of the chance to be personally generous to the Truly Needy, please give twice as much. [Read more…]


I remember when she called a young girl dying of cancer and read her chapters of one of her Harry Potter novels as she was writing it.  She also gave her family a huge gift so they could meet their bills.  I hold this woman in very high regard as a model of Christian virtue. [Read more…]

Save the Children is also helping in Syria

…and they have an excellent rating from Charity Navigator: You may have seen the photo of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh sitting dazed and bloodied in an ambulance after he was pulled from rubble following an airstrike in Aleppo. His widely broadcast story brings home the horror of being a child in Syria right now. Omran survived [Read More…]

Mercy Corps is helping in Syria

If you are among the millions moved by the sight of that poor little boy in Aleppo, you can help right now by going to Mercy Corps and kicking some cash toward their relief efforts in Syria. They’ve got a fine rating from Charity Navigator. [Read more…]

Western Washington! Please Keep Your Eyes Peeled for this Missing Girl

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The Knights of Columbus swing into action in Louisiana

Southern Louisiana is being hit by what is called “the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy.” Several people have died, with tens of thousands of others forced to leave their homes. More than 30,000 people have been rescued from the flooded areas, many seeking refuge in emergency shelters. In response to the devastation, the Supreme [Read More…]

Please contribute to Jo’s Fire Fund

Jo Cunningham, the reader I posted this morning’s prayer request for, has had her home completely destroyed by a wildfire. She needs $10,000 in order to start to rebuild her and her family’s life. Please, please, please, if you can help her, toss as much money as you can at Jo’s Fire Fund on GoFundMe. [Read More…]