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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Feed the Communities. Feed the Soul.

Several months ago, I was intrigued by a headline in The Boston Globe: “Is Ron Shaich Out to Lunch?” The story was an interview with Ron Shaich, the CEO of Panera Bread Co., about a crazy idea he was proposing for his company: “Let me pop this idea on you,” he said. “I’ve been thinking […]

The Growl in the Belly, Multiplied

What does hunger feel like? That’s what Catholic Charities and other faith communities set out to do today – to find out what it’s really like to be a family that depends on food stamps (now called SNAP, the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) – when we began our fourth annual Food Stamp Challenge this morning. […]