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The Poor People’s United Fund is a Boston-based organization that works to eliminate the causes of suffering due to poverty. PPUF advocates and educates in order to change the policies and perceptions that lead to that suffering. Please read our PPUF Spring’18 Newsletter and the PPUF Voices Blog.

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A Must Read Study…
Denying Food and Shaming Children: Unpaid School Meal Policies In Massachusetts.  Click here

IMPORTANT RESOURCE FOR PEOPLE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE:

Click here for the updated SURVIVAL TIPS!

Survival Tips was originally prepared by the late Betty Reid Mandell. Read the version updated in July 2017 to learn more about helpful resources around Boston. Find information about legal, food, housing, and health services, as well as several more free and low-cost programs to assist those in need.

 

Urban Meditations is outcast political theology by two of Boston’s leading advocates, Kip Tiernan and Fran Froehlich. It is a forty-year reflection on life for some in Boston and elsewhere.

This book is a great gift for any occasion

Urban Meditations is outcast political theology by two of Boston’s leading advocates, Kip Tiernan and Fran Froehlich. It is a forty-year reflection on life for some in Boston and elsewhere. Money from the sale of the book – $18.00 (includes postage and handling) – will continue to help us run this economic ministry.

 

Please consider a donation to PPUF to help us carry on with our work.

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Today we celebrate
Juneteenth!
Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas.
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Today, we mourn the passing of jazz singer,Rebecca Parris. Talented, generous, compassionate. She will be missed.
Enjoy a song.