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Eye-opening Data Reveals Percentage of Struggling Families

Eye-opening Data Reveals Percentage of Struggling Families

Newly-released data from the United Way shows that nearly 40 percent of people in northwest Michigan struggle to meet a basic standard of living. United Way defines the working poor as living at or below a “household survival budget” of $19,872 for a single adult and $58,740 for a family of four.

The VISTA Experience

The VISTA Experience

My name is Carol Danly and I am a new AmeriCorps VISTA with United Way, assigned to the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities in support of the Food and Farming Network.

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