'It just breaks my heart that so many people in our country, and in this world, are going through such difficult times and are treated so poorly': A man's 2,600-mile bicycle tour to help those in need

On Aug. 25., 2017, as Texas began to feel the wrath of Hurricane Harvey as the Category 4 hurricane became the first major hurricane to strike southern Texas since Celia in 1970, two Wildland Firefighters, Kevin Conley and Jay Anderson from Montana, left their jobs to go help those who were looking at their life in tatters after the catastrophe natural disaster. […]

‘He started kicking me and spitting in my face’: Homeless woman across the pond reveals the perils of sleeping on the streets

The homeless crisis is not just an American problem, but one that extends well beyond these shores. In Britain, for example, figures released in 2017 by the charity Shelter. show that more than 300,000 people in the U.K. are officially recorded as homeless or living in inadequate homes. To put that into perspective, the numbers equate to […]

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The Best Kind of Family Tradition

When I was growing up, most years around Christmas-time my dad would coordinate being matched with a single mother who was living in a shelter or otherwise getting government support to survive and our family would take her and her children out for a day in NYC. The itinerary was usually the same, lunch at […]

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Feeding the hungry & homeless: How one small act of kindness spawned two decades of changing the landscape for those who have nothing  

Twenty years ago, Barry Walker found himself at a crossroads in life. Some take the turn on the road that sees their life descend into utter disarray become increasingly more shambolic, spinning wildly out of control, while others embark on new territory and do something that will forever define them in the greatest possible way. What started […]