Scenes from the devastation in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan have affected all of us. At least 3,600 people have been killed, and the United Nations is estimating that more than 2 million people have been left homeless. In one city of 200,000, no buildings appear to have survived the storm intact. While aid is now flowing in from around the world, getting it to people remains a challenge.
• 925 million people do not have enough to eat.
According to Feeding America (2012)
- 49.0 million Americans lived in food insecure households, 33.1 million adults and 15.9 million children. Read More
Pre-Registration Is Now Open!
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More than 1,500 Cambridge residents will work together to sew blankets, sort food for the city’s food pantries, make Valentines for elders and activity kits for children in hospitals, and much much more. Free! Children and families encouraged to attend. Your helpful hands can make a difference for your neighbors and fellow Cambridge citizens.
Monday January 20, 2014 from 2 – 5 pm in Central Square.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter, Bernice A. King, wrote an inspiring article on the significance of this next week, which celebrates the Inauguration of President Obama, the MLK National Day of Service, the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.