Jane Zehnder-Merrell of Kids Count in Michigan says an astounding number of young students are in academic trouble.
The annual Right Start in Michigan is out with its new ranking of Michigan counties in areas that contribute to infant mortality.
At St. Dominic Outreach Center in Detroit, the message of Christmas charity is alive and well 365 days a year even though the center doesn’t display a single decoration.
New census bureau figures show nearly half of all Americans are barely scraping by on earnings that classify them as either living in poverty or as low-income — the highest total ever.
While you’re online this Cyber Monday, one local non profit group is asking you not to forget those whose cupboards are bare.
The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.
PovertyCure, a nonprofit championing the use of the church, private enterprise and entrepreneurship to solve poverty, has launched a new Web site at http://www.povertycure.org.
More Michigan residents are living in poverty as the state works to free itself from the lingering effects of the nation’s recession, according to new census data released Thursday.
Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit is dealing with the growing number of Michigan residents struggling in this economy.
The number of people in the U.S. living in poverty in 2010 rose for the fourth year in a row, while Michigan’s poor got younger.