Over a quarter of Lynchburg, Virginia’s population lives in poverty, which is why they are starting a local Bridges Out Of Poverty program. They chose Bridges Out Of Poverty because of the work it’s done all over the nation and the holistic approach that it offers, which few other programs do. Not only does it dress issues of poverty like food security, shelter, water, electricity, and education, but it also teaches people about the cycles and characteristics of poverty and how to break free from them.

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