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Please Educate Congress on the Importance of the EITC and Child Tax Credit

From the National Council of Churches’ Poverty Initiative (http://www.nccendpoverty.org/index.html): On April 15th, Tax Day, many of us filed our taxes, and now some of us are expecting refunds. For millions of children of working families in the United States, these … Continue reading

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Sign the Circle of Protection Pastoral Letter to the President and Congressional Leadership

From the National Council of Churches’ Poverty Initiative (http://www.nccendpoverty.org/index.html): On Friday (March 1), if Congress allows the Sequester to set in, children and families living in poverty will be among those most hurt. There is a need for people of … Continue reading

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Send a Thanksgiving Message to Congress: Protect People in Poverty

From the National Council of Churches’ Poverty Initiative (http://www.nccendpoverty.org/index.html): Many churches remember people living in poverty during holiday seasons by preparing and delivering food and gift baskets to those in the community who might otherwise go without. Some churches also … Continue reading

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Letter to Senator Toomey–Please Sign On

Dear Friends and Colleagues,   I am working with my friend Larry Hollar from Bread for the World to send a letter to Senator Pat Toomey, as a member of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (also known as … Continue reading

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Bread for the World Sunday/World Food Day—October 16, National

From Bread for the World (http://www.bread.org):   Jesus promises that we can do powerful things when we have faith in him—faith the size of a mustard seed can move mountains. So we can certainly help people who are hungry.   … Continue reading

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