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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Raising Awareness or Raising a Circus Tent?

Below is an excerpt of a story about a Chicago Pastor who is going to walk across the USA to raise awareness and money for a community center. Last year he spent month on top of a roof for the same reason. My question to you dear friends is this; is this necessary to raise money for a worthy cause? Non-profits do fund raising events like this all of the time, and they work. But my question is, do we have to put on a show to raise money for something worth doing?

Rev. Corey Brooks, the pastor who spent nearly three months atop a South Side motel, left Chicago Monday for his ambitious trek across the U.S.

Brooks aims to use the nearly 3,000-mile walk to increase awareness about violence plaguing Chicago and raise funds for Project H.O.O.D, a community center in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
Read the Story…

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