Friday, January 6, 2017

Paying Rent Also Means Going Hungry

In a recent report, forty-one percent of cities surveyed by the U.S. Conference of Mayors reported an increase in demand for emergency food assistance. A combination of stagnant wages and surging housing costs are leaving millions of people scrambling to afford food.

Tom Cochran, Executive Director of the U.S Conference of Mayors stated the following in response this crisis: “It is concerning that even people who are employed continue to need the help of food pantries to make ends meet."  Read More >

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