Christmas Help Needed: Toys for Kids in New Jersey

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Over at The Anchoress, fellow blogger Elizabeth Scalia highlights a last-minute need that you can be a part of helping meet! She writes: Folks, I know things are tight all over and it’s late in the season, and you probably have already made your charitable gifts for Christmas, but I wonder if I can tug at your sleeve for a little help.There is an agency in Paterson, New Jersey, connected to Catholic Charities, and doing outreach and counseling for troubled families — in some cases Dad is jai … [Read more...]

Registering a Pulse for the Poor

There is a vibration being picked up by many leaders, signaling a growing swell of Jesus-led compassionate social activism. Many non-profits are still feeling the impact of a poor economy -- an environment characterized by a moribund political system and a society increasingly known for its disparity between the haves and have-nots.  But, there’s hope.This weekend I went to Portland for the 2012 Justice Conference. Initiated last year in partnership with Kiln's College, Christian de … [Read more...]


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