A “hand out” or a “hand up?”

“Hand out” has a pejorative connotation–undeserved assistance, which may foster dependency. A “hand up,” on the other hand, has a positive ring to it–help toward self-sufficiency. discoverdavinci.com/pdls/payday loans las vegas...

Giving People a Chance to Serve

One day a social worker came up to me with a story about a woman who, until recently, was one of our meal recipients. The woman has dementia but was living alone and neglecting her health. Eventually she was taken to a hospital, and now she lives in a group home,...