The Northern Virginia CASH Campaign helps a man file his taxes through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.
I received the Pell Grant. Truly, I would not be able to climb the ladder without it.
Reverend Lauren uses the earned income tax credit to help meet her basic needs throughout the year.
SNAP and TANF benefits help Shayna provide for her 5 year-old son.
SNAP and Medicaid allow Mary to provide for her son.
Taylor is looking intently at the matching game in front of her. The 3 1/2-year-old is the picture of concentration, so much so that she is beating the pants off the adults playing with her. During the game, she asks to take a nap, and her mother gently redirects her to continue with the game until it is done...
Both of my parents had always encouraged me to strive for higher education, but they hit a rough spot during the recession. Growing up in a small town in Virginia, I was honored to be accepted to James Madison University…
Indicators of poverty in Virginia
Percentage of people living in poverty
Percentage of low-income people (200% of poverty or below)