Baby Chicks to help others become Self-Sufficient

Discussion in 'DIY / Self Sufficiency' started by nikkicoolmama, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. nikkicoolmama

    nikkicoolmama Out Of The Brooder

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    It seemed to me that this group of fellow chickeners would understand the freedom that comes through having food available in your own yard. Samaritan's Purse is an organization that helps impoverished and disaster stricken people all over the world. They sent out a Christmas catalogue recently asking in what area you would like to help, and this entry jumped out at me:

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    Please consider giving baby chicks to help provide good healthy meals for people who may otherwise go without.

    Here is the website:

    http://www.samaritanspurse.org/our-ministry/gift-catalog-2014/

    Thanks!!
     
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  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope many take you up on this! We are already planning on doing this with chickens through Samaritan's Purse. Yes, it does make it mean even more when you have your own livestock and and understand the value and the difference it can make.

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  3. Sustained

    Sustained Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never heard of this before but what a wonderful idea! Thank you for sharing it. [​IMG]
     
  4. luckysaysgo

    luckysaysgo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] here's another similar thing from heifer.org. My dad saw this catalogue at my house and told me it was the only kind of gift he wanted from now on.
     
  5. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like the heifer.org deal. It is alot more than just chickens, and a nice way to offer a helping hand instead of a handout. But it makes me frustrated that we can't do something similar for the poor here in the good ole USA. Here the we insist on handouts and make them dependent on more handouts.

    I have only caught one airing of that show SURVIVOR, and it just aggravated me. The team won a pair of chickens, a rooster and a hen. They had the hen for supper that night and kept the rooster.

    "Give a man a fish and feed him for the day, TEACH a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime."
     
  6. Sustained

    Sustained Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No... way.... [​IMG]I've never watched survivor and now I'm glad.
     
  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Maybe the idiot needed an alarm clock!
     
  8. Sustained

    Sustained Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. MacTech

    MacTech Chillin' With My Peeps


    I like the parody saying...
    "Give a man a fire and he's warm for one night, set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life..."

    And the whole "reality" TV garbage? It's proof that Darwin was wrong, and that the movie Idiocracy was actually a documentary (and the scariest comedy you'll ever see)
     
  10. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Idiocracy is my bosses favorite movie, and he is convinced it is a documentary also. [​IMG] He and my supervisor talk about it all the time.

    I love that parody!
     

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