Jack Knox: Hunger doesn’t respect age


Many community run services are in need this holiday season – Jack Knox encourages you to give:

At this time of year, when every charity in Victoria (the Canada Revenue Agency lists a staggering 866 of them) seems to have its hand out, it’s tempting to get donor fatigue, become resentful, particularly when our convenient idea of what poverty looks like — loitering on a streetcorner, or working on a bottle — becomes fixed in our minds.

Read the article: Jack Knox: Hunger doesn’t respect age

Source: Times Colonist

Author: Jack Knox

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