Church Gardens Meet Surging Hunger Needs

Churches are mobilizing rapidly because small parcels have become urgently needed to boost the local food supply. And churches have a history of springing into action to make their land useful in a crisis.

Parish Serves At-Risk Community During Pandemic

The Fresh Start ministry at St. Luke's, Columbia, South Carolina, offers the city's most popular food pantry and a variety of services, including intentional HIV-AIDS outreach. Social distancing has complicated the task, even as the disease strikes African American communities with greater intensity.

Dallas Food Pantry Shifts Outdoors

The decades-old food pantry at Dallas' Church of the Ascension has shifted to an outdoors delivery model while seeing increased demand during the COVID-19 crisis.