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How Much Money Is It Possible To Actually Get From Welfare?

It’s nowhere near as much as you may think.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 16, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Fast Food Workers Turn Down $80K Jobs To Live Off Of Benefits, Say Fox Dude

Oh sure, that probably happens all the time.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 24, 2015 - 4:35 pm

The Soapbox: We Can’t Address Poverty Until We Listen To People Who Are Living It

I’ve gotten a lot of feedback about last Friday’s article on Gwyneth Paltrow and the Food Bank Challenge. From that feedback I’ve learned a lot of useful things, like that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

What $29 A Week For Food Looks Like For Actual Low-Income People (And Not Gwyneth Paltrow)

Gwyneth Paltrow was tapped by Mario Batali to do the #FoodBankNYCChallenge and eat on $29 a week. Here’s what she bought… …

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm