Poverty in America

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There’s good news and bad news concerning poverty in America. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the share of people living in poverty last year dropped ever so slightly — by half a percentage point — to 14.5 percent. While that may not seem like much progress, it is the first time the poverty rate has fallen since 2006. On … Read More

Walmart donates $50,000 grant to Lighthouse Food Bank

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**Originally posted on: Macomb Daily Lighthouse Food Bank, in Roseville, MI, received a $50,000 grant Thursday that will help a nonprofit group expand its mission to feed more than 3,000 people and families a year. The grant for Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries came from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation during a meeting at the group’s new food bank known as … Read More

DRMM’s Lighthouse Food Bank—Helping Hungry Neighbors Put Food on the Table

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Your gifts provide emergency food for seniors, young families, and others who are in need! DRMM recently acquired Lighthouse Food Bank, Macomb County’s largest food bank, to reach more people who are hungry and hurting in the Detroit area with the help and hope they need. Since 1984, the Lighthouse Food Bank (LFB) has served Macomb County as a community … Read More

DRMM to distribute toys, winter clothes at Christmas party Friday

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When Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (DRMM, http://drmm.org) draws business and civic leaders to its Banquet Hall at 3606 East Forest Street, Detroit this Friday, December 12, it would be to inspire hope and spread the joy of the season by distributing toys, winter hats, gloves, scarves, coats and socks to needy children at its Christmas party sponsored by Ford Motor Company. The … Read More