Tag: poverty

Bang for your Coffee Buck

Text to SpeechThe long lines at Tim's, Starbucks, and MacDonalds each morning gives evidence to how many of us enjoy our morning coffee.  We depend on this little indulgence to get our brain cells into gear before beginning our work day.  For most of us, it is worth that...

Hungry? …………… More Are

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechIn 2014 61,691 people were assisted by Foodbanks in Manitoba.  This is a 52.5% increase from 2008.  Manitoba had the highest percentage increase among all Canadian provinces.  The HungerCount 2014 report captures the reality of hunger in this first world nation. As a country and a province we are...

Realities of poverty

https://www.ispeech.orgBetween 2008 and 2014 Food Bank usage in Manitoba increased by 50.5%.  During that same time period Oak Table saw it's daily attendance multiply three-fold. Hunger is a persistent problem in our country and in our city.  Many of us think about the poor at Christmastime when toy and...

Betty Sanguin – Community

Text to Speech"I believe we are born into this world with a need to be in community...to love and be loved.  We have this inborn sense of what it is to create a world around us that promotes what it means to have a home/community where people feel they...