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Thu Aug 21, 2014, 08:18 AM

 

How To Help Ferguson Get Food, Counseling, Education They Need

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/20/how-to-help-ferguson-_n_5694923.html?ir=Religion


Feed Hungry Kids
The Ferguson-Florissant School District, which serves 11,000 students, has delayed the start of school until Aug. 25. Students are missing out on classes, and a new federal program that is slated to give free lunch to all students, The Washington Post reported. To help feed kids in need, a North Carolina public school teacher launched a Fundly campaign -- which has raised more than $130,000 -- and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Find out how you can get involved here.

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Support the Library’s Efforts to Offer Calm and Learning
The Ferguson Municipal Library has served as a much-needed haven for residents in need of a place to relax. Teachers have been offering up their time to read to students and provide activities, and the library has been doling out water and inviting residents to use its computers, ABC News reported. Find out more about the Ferguson Library and how you can support its efforts here.

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Give Children a Place to Learn
While children in Ferguson are out of school, Wellspring Church is opening its doors every day this week from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to provide educational activities, counseling and free lunch. Find out how you can support Wellspring Church here.

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Support Counseling for Affected Residents
As the Ferguson community begins to process the events related to Michael Brown’s death and the uproarious aftermath, United Way of Greater St. Louis has created the Ferguson Fund to provide community building, mental health needs and any other basic and long-term needs that will benefit the community. All proceeds will be donated directly to the Ferguson Fund. Find out more about the fund and how you can get involved here.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014, 08:19 AM

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Fri Aug 22, 2014, 08:26 AM

2. kick to help critics of funding here (yes, critics are here) understand

 

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