In Philadelphia, a family of four needs $61,199 a year to meet basic needs without public assistance such as welfare or food stamps, says the latest version of the Self-Sufficiency Standard.
By Alfred Lubrano
Inquirer Staff Writer
It costs a lot of money to live in the Philadelphia region without government assistance - as much as $70,000 a year or more for a family of four in some places.
Help fight hunger in North Philadelphia! Volunteer your time to raise awareness about SNAP (food stamps), food pantries and other programs that can help families put food on the table. All ages welcome. No experience needed.
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A guide to programs that help Nicetown-Tioga community members put food on the table.