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Fighting Homelessness and Generational Poverty With Affordable Housing

The Housing Authority of Winston-Salem is honoring Housing America Month this October, but more importantly, the clients and residents it serves every day. This year, HAWS partnered with the Bethesda Center for the Homeless by committing to set aside 42 public housing units for those persons in the community experiencing chronic homelessness., October 23, 2014

Trends & Best Practices in Food Distribution Systems: A Focus on Food Banks & Partner Agencies

THE PREVALENCE OF HOUSEHOLD FOOD INSECURITY IN NORTH CAROLINA INCREASED FROM 14.8 PERCENT IN 2007-09 TO 17 PERCENT IN 2010-12, according to the Food Research and Action Center. And, as reported in the Winston-Salem Journal in 2011, the Center ranked the greater Winston-Salem area as the worst metro area in the United States in having families with children that had a hard time putting food on the table.