In Time Of Great Need, ‘Adopt A Family’ Programs Popular Nationwide

As the country struggles to climb out of a crippling recession, nearly one in five Americans reported they found themselves unable to afford food some time in the last year.With the holidays just weeks away, nonprofits nationwide are working…

As the country struggles to climb out of a crippling recession, nearly one in five Americans reported they found themselves unable to afford food some time in the last year.

With the holidays just weeks away, nonprofits nationwide are working to help needy Americans with “Adopt-A-Family” programs.

The concept revolves around pairing families who can’t afford holiday luxuries with more financially stable families who want to lend a hand. The programs are often run by local Salvation Army branches or various other community nonprofit organizations.

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