A day or two ago, I heard someone on the radio talk about volunteering to hand out sacks of groceries at a food bank, only to have the food run out long before the needy people did. The volunteer was profoundly moved when she faced the next person in line and had to tell her she would have to go home empty-handed. There was no more food for her to take home to her family.
Charities have been struggling during the economic crisis as more and more people need their services.
Interestingly, at the same time that so many people are suffering, many people are giving more than ever before. CONTINUED HERE