Poverty means not being able to heat your home, pay your rent, or buy the essentials for your children. It means waking up every day facing insecurity, uncertainty, and impossible decisions about money. It means facing marginalisation – and even discrimination – because of your financial circumstances. The constant stress it causes can overwhelm people,… Read more
Helping vulnerable people in need has long been a cornerstone of BALCProject’s corporate responsibility initiatives. Today, doing so is central to our ambitious BALCProject’s Better Days commitment to create Better Days for vulnerable people in our community. As part of this goal, we intend to feed as much people in need through food donations to… Read more
There are lots of things in this world that make a person feel good inside. It’s that internal “smile” if you will, that drives a lot of us to help others or assist those around us, strangers or not. Story Mr “A” said he wants to remain anonymous but said we can share his story.… Read more
The question of “should I give money?” is really is a choice that you need to make for yourself. However, if you choose to give someone money, what that money gets spent on is no longer in your control. When you give a server a tip at a restaurant you don’t get to dictate that… Read more
It is worth remembering that luxury items many of us take for granted are out of the question for people struggling to put food on the table.
You can also play a big part in helping people less fortunate than yourself get the items they need. Hosting a collection at your school, church or business can bring people together, raise awareness and do a good deed all at the same time.