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Last year, 2-1-1 received more than 250,000 transportation requests nationwide, and 20 percent of those could not be met with existing resources. Through a partnership with United Way Worldwide, Lyft will leverage the 2-1-1 network to satisfy gaps in transportation resources for individuals and families in need. The goal of this pilot is to address unmet transportation needs through the…

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Nearly 2 Million Pacific Northwest (PNW) households can’t afford a basic monthly budget that includes housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a smartphone, according to new reports released by the United Ways of the Pacific Northwest and the United Way ALICE Project. The 2016 data shows that 40 percent of the 4.95 million households in the…

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