One in Three Low-Income Families Struggle to Afford Basic Non-Food Items


According to a new nationwide Feed America study that benefited from assistance from the University of Illinois Family Resiliency Center (FRC) finds that families find it hard to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products.

The Family Resiliency Center contributed to the study by conducting interviews with food-bank clients about which household products are vital, techniques to get the products, and the outcomes of going without the product.

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