Category: Poverty

Our Children Our Future

DAWG joins with over 80 other organizations throughout the state of West Virginia in a coalition to raise WV children out of poverty. The WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition spearheads the West Virginia Campaign to Raise Children Out of Poverty. The Facts Thirty percent (30%) of West Virginia boys and girls under age 6 live in…
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Apply Online for Free or Reduced School Lunches

You can now apply online at School Meals Online  for free or reduced school lunches for your children attending WV schools.  Applying online is safe and fast and can be done prior to school starting. The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and…
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Renter’s Rights in Foreclosures

A federal law provides 90-day tenant protections for tenants living in foreclosed properties nationally. All tenants must get a 90-day notice before eviction process can be started as a result of foreclosure. In addition, most tenants who have leases can continue to live in their homes until the end of the term of their lease. The rights of…
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TANF (welfare) Extended Until September 30, 2012

TANF’s federal authorization was extended to September 30, 2012 by the same legislation that extended the payroll tax cut, the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, P.L. 112-96. TANF Authorization must be extended again before the Nomvember elections, so there may be more cuts and more changes which could be scary…
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