Poverty

Lindsey Massoth
Rebecca Crockett
September 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Lindsey Massoth became a mother at the age of 16. She says she worked hard, but making ends meet to provide for her and her daughter was difficult. Her mother told her about The Grooming Project , a program founded to help single moms learn a trade that provides a living wage. "I...
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Bill Grady
October 23, 2018 - 7:21 am
Some progress is being made in fighting poverty in Missouri, though a large number of families continue to struggle, according to the Missouri Poverty Snapshot from Empower Missouri and the Coalition on Human Needs. The number of of low-income residents in Missouri fell by more than half a percent...
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Michael Ronnebaum
May 08, 2017 - 6:26 am
Food insecurity, the condition felt by people who don't know where their next meal is coming from, remains a major concern for people in the Kansas City area, despite economic indicators that point to increased prosperity. Harvesters - The Community Food Network — says food insecurity is a real...
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