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A Home for the Holidays

Friday, November 30, 2018

Facing Homelessness Low-income families Bellevue LifeSpring helped last year reported spending more than half their monthly income on rent. Many live squeezed together in cramped quarters or rent rooms in shared apartments to make ends meet. Rising housing costs put low-income families at risk of ending up on the streets. […]

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A Break from Nutrition

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Ava is seven years old. She likes to draw and read with her two older brothers. Her parents work hard to provide for their family but their paychecks are barely making ends meet. During winter break, expenses really pile up – heat for their apartment, a babysitter during work hours, […]

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No Turkey Required – Four Ways to Give Families a Full Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 1, 2018

We all love to eat ’til we’re stuffed at the Thanksgiving dinner table – but families living in poverty need more than just food during the holiday. Often, they can’t afford other basic needs like hygiene and household items that can’t be purchased with food stamps. Find out four ways […]

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