‘Feed My Starving Children’ charity bags up food in Cape Girarde

A “Feed My Starving Children” event at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau brought in more than 3,600 volunteers to bag up food for those in need on Sunday, Dec. 4. Tables were filled with people as they bagged pouches filled with rice, soy, vegetables and vitamins. The organization’s goal was to bag up one million bags…

Charity food program on pace to pack 22K meals for children in need

Source: WPSD / Robert Bradfield School is back in session in Murray, and Morgan Carman is noticing a sad reality. “Our students come to school, and they are starving,” Carman told Local 6. In the two and a half weeks since school started, she’s counted 50 children who are not getting enough nutrition at home. In…

Man’s response to hungry kid a lesson in opportunity, not just charity

Source: The Commercial Appeal / David Waters It’s not just the feel-good story of this miserably hot summer. It’s a parable for a community that is one of the nation’s most generous and most impoverished. It’s also an allegory for a city and a nation still struggling mightily to recognize and reconcile its systemic racism,…