20 Things the Poor Really Do Every Day | Ben Irwin →

america-wakiewakie : 1.  Search for affordable housing.  Especially in urban areas, the  waiting list  for affordable housing can be a year or more. During that time, poor families either have to make do with substandard or dangerous housing, depend on the hospitality of relatives, or go homeless.
(Source:  New York Times ) 2. Try to make $133 worth of food last a whole month. 
That’s how much the  average food stamp recipient  gets each month. Imagine trying to eat well on $4.38 per day. It’s not easy, which is why many impoverished families resort to #3…
(Source:  Kaiser Family Foundation ) […]