Face the Facts: Senior Poverty

Myth: Social security takes care of the senior population Fact: 9 percent of seniors live below the poverty line. Ask an average person to describe someone in poverty, many faces may arise: a young child, a single working mom with a house full of kids, or an unemployed 20-year-old high school dropout. But does an […]

Face the Facts: SNAP Benefits

Myth: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has become inefficient and is too often abused. Truth: ┬áSNAP provides 1 out of 7 Americans with a healthy and sustainable food source. For many families living in poverty, putting food on the table is often a difficult struggle. Even if they are working, their wages may not […]