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2 MILLION PACIFIC NORTHWEST HOUSEHOLDS CAN’T AFFORD BASICS

May 18, 2018

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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