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7/14/2014
11 Facts About Hunger
1. 1 in 6 people in America face hunger. 2. Households with children reported a significantly higher food insecurity rate than households without children in 2011. 20.6 percent vs. 12.2 percent. 3. Food insecurity exists in every county in America. In 2011, 17.9 million households were food insecure. 4. 50.1 million Americans struggle to put food on the table. 5. In the US, hunger isn’... more 
 
2/26/2014
Tiny Houses Help Address Homeless Issue
MADISON, Wis. — While tiny houses have been attractive for those wanting to downsize or simplify their lives for financial or environmental reasons, there’s another population benefiting from the small-dwelling movement: the homeless. #There’s a growing effort across the nation from advocates and religious groups to build these compact buildings because they are cheaper than a t... more 
 
2/26/2014
Living Wage Calculator
To determine the cost of living in your community, the Living Wage Project developed a living wage calculator. This page will allow you to select the place or region you are interested in. There are two ways of doing this: you can either enter search terms into the box below or you can drill down to a particular location by specifying the state, then the county, then the municipality or place. Vi... more 
 

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