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Holy places provide sanctuary in many different ways.
Cardus' Halo Project measures in monetary terms the value that neighbourhood congregations offer to a community’s social infrastructure. The concept is phrased like this: "If this congregation disappeared tomorrow and we had to replace everything, including all of the social supports, programs, care and so on, what would that cost?"
We need to better map the distribution of charities in Canada to address the uneven availability of the services common- good organizations provide, writes Cardus Social Cities Program Director Milton Friesen.
The "Cardus Institute" is a Canadian charity, and "Cardus, Inc." is a designated 501(c)(3) in the United States. Read more here.