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Poverty and Hunger Links

Bread for the World (BFW)
Bread for the World is a nationwide Christian movement that seeks justice for the world's hungry people by lobbying our nation's decision makers. Their very informative web site provides background papers, publications, and resources for grassroots organization.
Food For The Hungry: World Crisis Network
Food For The Hungry is an organization of Christian motivation, commited to working with poor people to overcome hunger and poverty through integrated self-development and relief. Their World Crisis Network has articles and information about fighting hunger around the world.
54 Ways You Can Help The Homeless
This is a hyper-media book by Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff, which helps to dispel myths about the homeless people you meet, and provides suggestions for what to do every day.
National Coalition for the Homeless
The National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) is a national advocacy network of homeless persons, activists, service providers, and others committed to the single goal of ending homelessness.
Yahoo! - Welfare Reform
Yahoo's page of resource on Welfare Reform, including articles, resource lists, and news. Yahoo is an Internet search engine.
The Salvation Army, International HQ.
The Salvation Army's objects are 'the advancement of the Christian religion... of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole'.
Sojourners Online
Sojourners' mission is to help build a movement of people who seek to demonstrate the vital biblical connection between spiritual renewal and social justice. Their web site includes articles from their magazine, and has links to the Call to Renewal, a nationwide movement to call Christians back to a biblical focus that transcends Left and Right ideologies.
Gainesville Harvest
Gainesville Harvest provides the means and the manpower to get leftover food to the hungry. Their volunteers distribute surplus food from donors to the agencies who feed hungry men, women and children in the Alachua County area.
United Way Information and Referral
United Way Information & Referral maintains a comprehensive database of the most up-to-date information available about community resources such as human service agencies, mental and physical health resources, civic, social, advocacy and support groups, recreational and educational opportunities and government services.

Gainesville Agencies & Resources

Phone (352) 372-8162; Fax (352) 372-8131
Email: Web:
Street Address: 238 SW 4th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-3pm