Food drives and collections are popular holiday humanitarian projects, but as Community Action Agencies (CAA) across the country know, hunger is a year-round problem that affects one in six Americans.
I graduated from college in May of 2009 with solid professional experience under my belt. I was eventually promoted to manager at the small retail business I had worked at for over two years, but the store was forced to…
When my youngest son was 2 ½, I left his father. This left us in a terrible economic situation in a city where I knew nobody. I was unable to receive any help because I worked mandatory overtime and was…
Indicators of poverty in Wisconsin
Percentage of people living in poverty
Percentage of low-income people (200% of poverty or below)