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How to Start a Food Drive

One in eight Americans does not know where their next meal will come from and the majority of those individuals are ineligible for federal assistance. With high inflation and a looming recession, families find themselves unable to feed themselves. In addition, most food banks and pantries are distributing their resources faster than they can replenish…

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Food Insecurity – How Hearts Is Making An Impact

What is Food Insecurity? According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, food insecurity is defined as the disruption of food intake or eating patterns due to a lack of available financial resources for food at the household level. While many often think that this is mainly a problem in third world countries,…

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New Program Announcement on WDCX

We’re excited to share this interview with Hearts’ President & CEO Nick Calandra and Zach Boron, host of The Breakfast Blend and The Pregame shows on WDCX Radio. Nick and Zach talk about some of the work Hearts has been doing since the 1990’s and Nick shares about the newest branch of the ministry: Hearts…

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Hearts On WDCX Radio

Hearts’ President & CEO Nick Calandra was interviewed by Zach Boron, host of The Breakfast Blend and The Pregame shows on WDCX Radio. Nick and Zach talk about the rich history of the ministry that has been in existence since 1990 and how the work is continuing today and into the future. Through creating new…

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Homelessness and Employment

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Many people are under the belief that people who live in shelters or on the streets could easily improve their situation if they took the initiative to find employment, or used the money they received in aid from donations or other sources to meet their basic needs only. Yet, in 2022, there has been increased…

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Major Happenings in 2021

I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first. (Revelation 2:19) At the end of 2020 we had hoped that the new year would bring normalcy back to our lives.  While 2021 was anything but “normal”, Hearts for the Homeless…

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions

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The new year is here, and it is human nature to seek a brighter future, especially after the last two years. Making obtainable resolutions for yourself is an effective way to improve your overall wellness. Here are our top five New Year’s resolutions and ways to put them into action. 1: Clear Out Clutter/Organize Many…

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The Holidays at Hearts

The holiday season is a special time at Hearts where we have several opportunities to share the joy of the season with our neighbors. It is also a time that many individuals and groups partner with us to volunteer their time and donations to show kindness to those in need throughout the City of Buffalo.…

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