Quote of the Day: Richard Stearns
“At a time when jobs are scarce and government budgets trimmed, those who are most in need of assistance are being squeezed. As Christians, we believe private citizens and public institutions should prioritize caring for our most vulnerable neighbors.”
— Richard Stearns, President, World Vision US
This month more than 5,000 Christian leaders issued a reminder that lawmakers must make hungry and poor people a priority as they consider our nation’s fiscal challenges.
Photo: More than 5 million older Americans struggle to put food on the table, and another 3.5 million live in poverty. The automatic cuts called sequestration that took effect in March of this year have meant 4 million fewer meals delivered by Meals on Wheels (photo courtesy of Meals on Wheels).
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