“Ten Things The Working Poor Truly Understand And One Harvard Just ‘Discovered’”

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’”

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“This Is How Homeless Women Cope With Their Periods”

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.

“Food for Thought initiative underway at Beth El in South Hills Read more: The Jewish Chronicle – Food for Thought initiative underway at Beth El in South Hills”

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.