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Address Poverty and Hunger

Storage facility at First United
Price:
$30
Some burdens of homelessness can be helped. In Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, First United Church Community Ministry Society offers food, shelter, and a secure, innovative storage facility staffed by... Read more
House of Lazarus
Price:
$10
What’s for dinner? Fruits of the earth, not just canned goods, if you’ve visited the House of Lazarus. This United Church social outreach ministry runs a food bank to help hungry people in rural... Read more
Rose Muthoni and her chickens
Price:
$25
Rose Muthoni and 11 other women keep livestock in Juja, central Kenya. Women in such cooperatives pool shared profits as a loan base. Individuals borrow funds for education, household, or business... Read more
Well drilling in Nicaragua
Price:
$50
Clean water for all! Nicaragua’s rural people access clean water with support from the country’s largest Protestant denomination, the Moravian Church. The women’s union of the church builds concrete-... Read more
People at Our Place
Price:
$35
Being homeless or marginalized is hard. Having a place matters. Our Place in Victoria, BC, offers nourishment, hope, and belonging to the city’s most vulnerable people. Daily, this United Church... Read more
Watering plants at Chipembi Farm College
Price:
$100
Every year at Zambia’s Chipembi Farm College, 25 youth with intellectual or physical challenges can enrol in vocational training. Learning animal husbandry and conservation farming strengthens their... Read more
Rooftop garden in Montreal
Price:
$30
In Point St. Charles, one of Montreal’s poorest neighbourhoods, ingredients for a community lunch are picked fresh. Participants in Saint Columba House’s food programs helped grow a rooftop Eden: 50... Read more
Potato-farming in rural Africa
Price:
$150
From a loan of about $160, Mwajuma Albanu developed her potato-farming business into an enterprise that now makes chips, supplies hotels, and employs local people. Thanks to the Ecumenical Church... Read more
Palestinian child at school in Hebron
Price:
$30
Across the West Bank and Gaza, Palestinian children are increasingly at risk of being abused or exploited due to high unemployment, poverty, imprisonment. and the use of child labour. The Palestine... Read more
Colombian children enjoying their meal
Price:
$25
Five million people have been displaced in Colombia, and many migrate to the big cities in search of a better life. In the Colombian Methodist Church’s six urban community kitchens, newly arrived... Read more
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