The first community fridge in Taichung: Building a hunger-free network in Taiwan

Press release by Mustard Seed Mission The Mustard Seed Mission (MSM) promotes the concept of “Zero Hunger – Build a Hunger-free Network”, achieving a sustainable environment by optimizing the value of food through sharing. No requirement nor condition asked, residents can get food from the community fridge whenever they need it. It is also a way to reduce waste of resources and show respect to the food producer. On April 7th, the first Community Fridge was launched in Pingan village,

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Police officers help family after father of 5 sent to prison

Police officers who went to a man’s home after he failed to turn up to serve a prison sentence found a family struggling to survive, and decided to pitch in with blankets and food. When the District Prosecutor asked the man, Mr Wen, why he hadn’t turned up to serve his sentence, Wen replied that he had five children and a wife to look after. The family depended on a welfare subsidy of a little over NT$10,000 per month, and

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Support Pours in for Young Man who Crashed into Ferraris while Helping Widowed Mother

Cash donations, free legal services and advice, use of company cars, and help with tuition fees are among the offers of support that are flooding in for a young man who crashed into a group of Ferrari sports cars on Sunday morning, while working to support his widowed mother, and family. The 20-year-old man named Lin had finished work late Saturday night at a barbecue restaurant, and had set off at around 5:00am to make deliveries for his mother’s Joss

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