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From Latin America, pride and thanks to CROP Hunger Walk support of food banks and local agencies

Martin Coria | March 23, 2020

Friends in Deed, an inter-faith agency that provides supportive services to meet basic human needs to homeless and at-risk neighbors in Pasadena, California. The Harvest Food program at the United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, California, a closed food pantry providing healthy food to families since 2012. Crisis Control Ministry, a nonprofit that since 1973 helps people in crisis and …

People around the world are better equipped to handle Coronavirus because of YOU. Here are 6 reasons why.

Laura Curkendall | March 18, 2020

  These are troubling times. The global pandemic of COVID-19, or Coronavirus, has killed thousands of people. Countless people, including me, are living in areas where cases have been reported. Schools, restaurants, bars, churches….all closed. Stores are selling out of vital supplies. We’re doing everything we can to shelter our families and prevent the spread of the disease. We’re socially …

Working from home: advice from the experts

March 17, 2020

Many of the CWS staff have been working remotely from their homes for several years now. As people around the country practice social distancing and work from home more frequently, our staff thought we’d share some tips to help you ease into remote working. Top Ten Tips for Working Remotely 10. Wear shoes – it makes you feel you are …

Women’s Right to Water: a “Learning Route” in Argentina

Agustina Ramos Mejia | March 3, 2020

It was the end of October, and spring had just started in Argentina. In the Gran Chaco region, though, it felt like the middle of summer as the temperature easily reached 110° F. We were in Orán, a town in the province of Salta in the Gran Chaco. Thirty women got together to exchange experiences and learn new technologies for …

A Recommendation from a Neighbor

Laura Curkendall | February 6, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I certainly spend a lot of time reading reviews. I check Rotten Tomatoes before I head to a movie theater. I cruise through Yelp when I’m trying to make dinner plans. And you bet I’m reading product reviews on Amazon before adding something to my cart. But if I get a recommendation from someone …