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 2017 Newsletter and the PPUF Voices Blog.
A thought for the day
“Sometimes, All We Need Is Just Plain Stubborn Hope” (Kip Tiernan)
Cut to Food Stamps: President Trump’s 2018 budget proposes to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) by more than $193 billion over the next ten years — a more than 25 percent cut — through a massive cost shift to states… read more….
IMPORTANT RESOURCE FOR PEOPLE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE:
COMING SOON! Update of SURVIVAL TIPS!
Read Survival Tips (update in process) prepared by the late Betty Reid Mandell 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.
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 – $20.00 (includes postage and handling) – will continue to help us run this economic ministry.