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A group of local activists piled a dump truck's worth of coats and blankets onto West Burnside Street Monday afternoon in front of a Catholic parish. This is the fourth year the group has delivered winter wear to Saint Andre Bessette Catholic Church, said organizer Jessie Sponberg, and this year he wanted it to be a spectacle.

Cute service idea: Make bedtime bags for children at shelters or going into foster care. Each bag has a stuffed animal, a blanket, a book, and a toothbrush.

HOUSTON—A Methodist church in northwest Houston held a memorial service Wednesday for a homeless woman whose last act on earth was to curl up outside a church sanctuary door. On Dec. 10 a custodian at Spring Woods United Methodist church located on FM 1960 West found the 50-year-old woman...

"Pregnant and homeless on the doorsteps of a Christian megachurch." My commentary: There are many churches that are doing much to help, but we don't always hear about them. Stories like this one should not only break our hearts, it should stir us to take the actions that make certain it never happens again...

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101 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ideas

101 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ideas - I especially like the ideas for 10-14 year old boys. These simple tools might help them get work in some countries, and for sure will allow them to grow in their skills as handymen.