This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps | By Darlena Cunha | July 8, 2014

This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps Story and Photo courtesy of Darlene Cunha

What I Learned After Taking a Homeless Mother Grocery Shopping | By Brooke McClay | ~Aug 1, 2014

What I Learned After Taking a Homeless Mother Grocery Shopping

What I Learned After Taking a Homeless Mother Grocery Shopping - The fact of the matter is, this homeless mom is me.

7 Things About Homeless Kids You Probably Didn't Know | The Huffington Post  | By Ann Brenoff | Posted: 05/25/2014

7 Things About Homeless Kids You Probably Didn't Know

There are more than million homeless children living in the United States, says The National Center on Family Homelessness. That's one in every 45 American kids who goes to sleep at night without a bed to call their own. Families with young child.

This Is How Behind Low-Income Children Can Be When They Enter Kindergarten The Huffington Post	 | By Rebecca Klein Posted: 07/16/2014 12:19 pm EDT

This Is How Behind Low-Income Children Can Be When They Enter Kindergarten

Kentucky School News and Commentary: This Is How Behind Low-Income Kindergarten Children Can Be.

Hunger’s Disproportionate Effect on Women | By L.V. Anderson | July 18, 2014

A Personal Look at How Hunger Affects Women

Forty-eight million Americans faced empty cupboards at some point in and three-quarters of them live in working households.

U.S. Minimum-Wage Employees Must Work 50 Hours a Week to Escape Poverty, OECD Says | By Eric Morath | May 6, 2015

U.S. Minimum-Wage Employees Must Work 50 Hours a Week to Escape Poverty, OECD Says

Minimum-wage employees in the U. need to work three times as many hours a week to lift their families out of poverty compared with counterparts in the U.

When You're Poor, Money Is Expensive | By Derek Thompson | Jul 14, 2014

When You're Poor, Money Is Expensive

When You're Poor, Money Is Expensive For tens of millions of Americans without a bank account, paying a bill isn't just an odyssey. It's a part-time job.

The damage of poverty is visible as early as kindergarten | Updated by Danielle Kurtzleben on June 12, 2014, 8:00 a.m. ET

Poverty's effects happen as early as kindergarten

The damage of poverty is visible as early as kindergarten - Vox

Turning the Tide on the War on Poverty   "Can you imagine if we all worked together? I mean all the churches in the area. We could solve this overnight.”

Churches are poised to be major players in the fight against poverty—if they're up for the challenge.

The high costs of being poor in America: Stress, pain, and worry | Brookings Institution

The high costs of being poor in America: Stress, pain, and worry

The Shift from ‘Alleviating Poverty’ to ‘Creating Prosperity’ | By Michael Matheson Miller

The Shift from ‘Alleviating Poverty’ to ‘Creating Prosperity’

Charity is Not a Substitute for Justice | By Marian Wright Edelman | June 5, 2015

Charity Is Not a Substitute for Justice

Charity is Not a Substitute for Justice | By Marian Wright Edelman | June 5, 2015

After Months Of Homelessness, A Teen Leaves The Woods Behind | by SARAH HARRIS | May 24, 2014

After Months Of Homelessness, A Teen Leaves The Woods Behind

Desiree Wieczorek sits in a bedroom she now shares with her sister. The best part of living in a house after being homeless for five months, she says, is the warm showers.

What Causes Hunger? | www.wfp.org   (The Poverty Trap exists in Houston also)

What Causes Hunger? | www.wfp.org (The Poverty Trap exists in Houston also)

The cleats. Money. And my mom. | By Jayme Fraser | Jul 19, 2015

The cleats. Money. And my mom.

Are you tired of the same battle every night! Do you feel like your kid is at school all day and then fighting you to do homework all night? I hear ya!

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