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Monday, June 27, 2016

Grants Awarded To Help Fight Local Poverty

poverty in local homesThe Glens Falls Foundation has announced that it has awarded $180,000 in grants to three community organizations for new efforts to fight intergenerational poverty in Warren, Washington, and northern Saratoga counties.

Nearly one in five children in Warren and Washington counties lives in poverty. Of even greater concern, 41 percent of the households that are led by women and where children are present in Washington County fall below the poverty line as do 36 percent of the households led by women with children in Warren County and 26 percent in Saratoga County.

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