Article Link This June 16, 2017 piece by Jen Froderman talks about things that the working poor know all too well. This group is one where they often make too much money to receive many of the low-income benefits, but at the same time are barely making enough to survive with almost nothing left over … Continue reading “Ten Things The Working Poor Truly Understand And One Harvard Just ‘Discovered’”
Information Link This October 18, 2016 article and video by Janet Upadhye found on the Bustle.com website talks about the reality of what it is like to be a homeless woman trying to take care of themselves during their period with almost no money, unsheltered, and lacking access to a shower.
Article Link This March 14, 2016 article talks about what is happening in 25 New York City Schools in an effort to aid female students in having access to feminine hygiene items while they are at school.
Article Link This March 14, 2016 article I found on the Reading Eagle website talks about why diapers are more expensive for low-income families than they are for those with higher incomes.
Article Link This April 8, 2016 column on the Times Leader website talks about the writer's experience with giving to others and not pre-judging them.
Article Link This March 28, 2016 article on CBS.com talks about the multitude of fees faced by low-income people, but not incurred by those in higher income brackets. fees range from check cashing fees to higher interest rates on loans to higher cost for a parking ticket and even more expensive toilet paper.
Resource Link Just a friendly reminder that for folks in Pennsylvania need to remember to "spring ahead" and set their clocks ahead 1 hour before they go to bed on Saturday, March 12, to make sure they are on time for whatever plans they may have for Sunday.
Article Link This February 22, 2016 NY City Lens article talks about the difficult and sometimes costly choices made by women on food stamps in need of feminine hygiene items.
Article Link This article written circa January 14, 2014 by Adam Reinherz, Staff Writer for The Jewish Chronicle, talks about a food stamp challenge combined with a call to action that is being done in the Pittsburgh area to raise awareness of the struggles faced by people who receive SNAP benefits.
Article Link This January 19, 2016 article on the Madison Commons website, written by Samantha Silverman talks about one woman's personal experiences with life as a homeless person trying to blend in and make the best of a bad situation while trying to attend college.