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Fauquier Times Article: Local coalition addresses hidden poverty

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The Fauquier Community Coalition is honored to be featured on the "Fauquier Times" website.

"There are many ways to measure poverty. About 6.1% of Fauquier County residents – representing 4,300 people – live on an income below the federal poverty line. A 2017 study by the United Way looked in detail at the costs associated with having a job – child care, transportation and other costs of living specific to the area – and found that about 35% of Fauquier residents, about 25,000 people, live in poverty despite being employed."
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