Need For Food Remains at Record Levels

With the number of families in need of food in southeastern Pennsylvania already at record levels, now the cost of home heating and holiday expenses are driving demand even higher. Locally, food pantry managers say they’re seeing longer lines of people waiting for food than they’ve witnessed in years, and the holidays exacerbate that demand. […]

WAGE GAP WHO is ALICE?   Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) – are families above the Federal Poverty Level who are also struggling. ALICE includes individuals and families who cannot cover their basic essentials without assistance and helps community leaders better understand the challenges for local residents. By definition households that fall below the ALICE […]

Carry Naxalone – it could save your life

Every day, we lose 10 Pennsylvanians to substance use disorder. This disease affects each and every Pennsylvanian and threatens entire communities in our commonwealth.  Help is available for Pennsylvanians battling substance use disorder and their loved ones. This guide will connect you to the resources you need to live a long and productive life. Click […]

Journey From Poverty

Journey out of poverty as income increases!   This short video helps explain how low-income households can temporarily have fewer resources and basic needs as their income steadily increases. Please take a look and feel free to share with others. A big “Thank You” to The Adams County Circles Initiative for creating this video!