WPTA21: United Way ALICE Households | Part 1

The United Way of Allen County is helping ALICE households, people who are working hard, but still struggling to make ends meet. Learn how you can help. Part 1.

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WPTA21: United Way of Allen County - Cold Weather Kits

United Way of Allen County has a great corporate volunteer opportunity, packaging cold weather kits. You can also donate items for the kits.

PrimeTime 39: 2018 ALICE Report

Guests - David Nicole and Tiffany Bailey discuss the 2018 ALICE Report.

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Area realities belie notion of prosperity for everyone

Those who work with the area's struggling families report mixed indicators. A report released last week said there are dramatically fewer homeless people in Indiana, though those numbers are strongly disputed by some here. Are things slightly worse this holiday season, or slightly better?  

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Journal Gazette: Pre-K sends students on their way

Hundreds of families are taking advantage of Fort Wayne Community Schools' pre-K program, which this academic year expanded to include full-day classes at some schools. It also began accepting On My Way Pre-K grants at all elementary schools with Title I pre-K.

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Journal Gazette: Family aid plan needs an update

It's important to remember that many families in this region and this state struggle to get by. Individuals and private charities do wonderful things – but there's a vital role for public policy in eradicating the problems of poverty here and around Indiana.

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