A very interesting approach to charity


....can be found here at Modest Needs.

They are attempting to help folks who are generally self-supporting, but have run into that one setback that could really hurt their self-sufficiency.

Of course, right now, the bulk of things on the "ledger" are Katrina victims. But if you read a little further, you find people who need $100 to help with an electric bill or $250 for a trip to the dentist.

The largest grants available are $1000. The average grant about $180. This isn't big stuff. But it is the stuff that can start a downward spiral for those living paycheck to paycheck. (And who among us hasn't done THAT?)



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