Tag Archive: charity

PAF Playlist: Stand up….we shall not be moved, except for a child with no socks and shoes

What with all the holey shoe issues this week, this song kept popping into my head. This week has me thinking about how my current poor AF circumstances are both enormous and small… Continue reading

An Angel Tree Gift Buying Guide

If you’ve grabbed a name tag off an Angel Tree or similar program at the mall or your church and not sure where to go from there, these tips might help to choose the… Continue reading

I made potato salad for a lot less than $60,000

  I have table-flipping-She-Hulk rage over that dude who raised at least $60,000 to make a damn potato salad. There was a 3 day period where I may have needed a trigger warning… Continue reading

“Fuck the Poor” – Paul Ryan

    No, not an actual quote from Paul. At least not publicly. This video is a social experiment conducted by The Pillion Trust Charity. I was way ahead of the punchline. I… Continue reading

link round-up: #SaturdaySchool, liberal academics make poor revolutionaries, LGBT housing for low income seniors,and more…

Steve McQueen was born on this day (March 24th) in 1930. My favorite thing: “McQueen had an unusual reputation for demanding free items in bulk from studios when agreeing to do a film,… Continue reading

Need help? Read this. (please)

Like I said the other day in Jenn’s “thank you”, my inbox on a regular basis is a place where people go to share their personal struggles and such. Most of the time,… Continue reading

Update on “family who were food stamp judged while buying food for sick child”

I put the title in quotation marks because this is actually a search term people have typed into Google to get to that post. The one I’m talking about is this one: “Its… Continue reading