By Bill Harrah
Staff Writer 

It's Time To Pack The Pantry This Saturday – Brevard NC

 

Last updated 11/13/2013 at 1:16pm



The national median wage is $27,519. Half of all Americans earn less, half earn more, says the Social Security Administration, which figures one out of every six Americans lives in poverty.

In 2012 Sharing House served 3,705 persons who represented 1,606 households. Transylvania’s total population was about 32,850.

Carolyn Barton, director of child nutrition for Transylvania County Schools, said in a recent “hunger awareness presentation” that 2,100 of 3,500 county students qualify for aid, and many of them rely on meal programs at school for their daily food.

At the same meeting t...



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