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There is a gap in Bucks County…

July 16th, 2019

Children who come from low-income families and neighborhoods struggle to keep up with their peers from families who are better off. It starts on day one, when many kids enter… [ read more ]

Thank you, Bucks, for knocking out hunger

July 9th, 2019

By Marissa Christie Originally published in the Bucks County Courier Times, July 7, 2019. On a hot, sunny afternoon last summer, a little boy and his mom came running up… [ read more ]

Help still needed to Knock Out Hunger in Bucks

June 17th, 2019

The United Way of Bucks County was about $24,000 short of its $85,000 goal, which will allow it to package 150,000 meals for local food pantries and senior centers. On… [ read more ]

Report: Bucks County middle class struggling

June 10th, 2019

In Bucks, a family with a household income of $50,000 has just $50 left every week after covering basic needs, according to a study by Public Citizens for Children and… [ read more ]

Bucks Knocks Out Hunger. Round 7. Join the fight.

June 3rd, 2019

Calling all Hunger Heroes! In case you hadn’t heard, Bucks Knocks Out Hunger 2019 is coming up on June 21st and this year BKO Hunger will be bigger than ever!… [ read more ]

Food insecurity growing among college students

June 3rd, 2019

Research studies and campus surveys suggest that food insecurity among college students ranges from a low of 9% to more than 50%, depending on the campus. College students represent a… [ read more ]

Food insecurity a public health concern

May 28th, 2019

By the United Way of Bucks County Studies are showing that food insecurity can lead to mental and physical health challenges, from ADHD to depression to an increased risk of… [ read more ]

Middle-class families need quality child care to succeed

May 28th, 2019

By Marissa Christie and Jason Harris From Bristol to New Britain, Levittown to Quakertown, our friends and neighbors are silently struggling to stay afloat financially, mistakenly believing they’re on their… [ read more ]

What’s Happening at UW Bucks? May 2019

May 24th, 2019

Annual Breakfast: Game Changers On Friday, May 3, we celebrated the ways we are changing the game in Bucks County! In case you missed it:  Some great people won awards… [ read more ]

Bucks County’s NEW iSTEAMM Conference to Serve Over 800 Students

May 13th, 2019

On Thursday, May 23, more than 800 7th and 8th grade students representing every school district in Bucks County will participate in the new iSTEAMM Conference, helping them connect to… [ read more ]

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