One of my fave bloggers, the lovely Pia, made me aware of this. Next Wednesday October 15 is Blog Action Day. This year's subject is Poverty.
Click on this link to find out more. Also don't forget to register your blog. This has a "hands around the world" feeling. You don't have to be a writer to be a part of it all. Even taking the time, to be involved, is enough.
The US, where I live, is one of the richest countries in the world and yet 12% of the population live below the poverty line. This site brings it all back into perspective.