Living Paycheck to Paycheck

HBO has released a new documentary titled Living Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert. The film follows thirty year old single mother Katrina Gilbert and her three children as they navigate through the difficulties of living off of a single, minimum wage income. Katrina Gilbert’s daily struggles illuminate the challenges faced […]

Gleaning Recap

A huge thank you goes out to the gleaners who worked together to harvest 250 pounds of nutritious collards and cabbage from Rosebank farms to give to families in need. One hundred percent of the crops were distributed to the Sherman House, Tri County Family Ministries, and the Ansonborough House.  Thank you for all of your […]

Baer Bits from the Kosher Food Pantry: Won’t You Join our Gleaning Team?

In November we will be gleaning every Sunday.  The following is an updated list of gleaning opportunities: Sunday, November 03, 2013 | 1:00 PM | Young Adults of the Charleston Jewish Federation (YAD) Sunday, November 10, 2013 | 9:30 AM | Student Professionalism & Ethics Association in Dentistry (SPEA) at MUSC College of Dental Medicine […]

Thank you Earth Fare!

The Charleston KFP wants to give a huge thank you to Earth Fare for donating 80 pounds of bananas, 60 pounds of apples, and 80 lbs of tomatoes and assorted veggies! We are so appreciative of the fresh produce and have already distributed the goods between the KFP and The Sherman House! Thank you Earth Fare!

Must Watch Film: A Place at the Table

Why are more than 50.1 million Americans living in food-insecure households? Each day, these people face the possibility of going hungry. Even more distressing is that 16.6 million of these Americans are children. In A Place at the Table,  filmmakers Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush explore many dimensions of hunger in America and its causes. Often when […]