Fasting For Others
“Fasting chastens yourself; it does not refresh others. Your distress will profit you if you afford comfort to others. How many poor can be filled by the breakfast we have this day given up?” St. Augustine.
Fasting gives us an avenue of sending relief and standing in solidarity with those around us that fast NOT OF THEIR CHOOSING. Consider taking the money you would have spent on food during your fast and giving to those in need.
Here are a few ideas that you, your family, or your small group could support.