The Transylvania Times -

By Bill Harrah
Staff Writer 

Sharing House Views ‘Perfect Storm’ In 2013


Sharply lower donations, continued gloom for new jobs and expected cuts in funding for food stamps and Medicaid are coming together to form a “perfect storm” that threatens to devastate Sharing House’s aid to needy Transylvan-ians in 2013.

Perhaps in fear of going over the fiscal cliff, year-end giving to Sharing House is 80 percent lower than last year, according to Sharing House Executive Director Linda McCready.

Compared to last December’s donations of $408,000, only $63,000 has come in as of Dec. 18. Donations usually spike in December as people combine Christmas giving with t...

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