Fighting to Change Perceptions

For over 40 million Americans living in poverty, each day is a constant battle to make ends meet.Forty million Americans live in poverty.

The Salvation Army provided
9,905,970 people
with shelter in 2017

Poverty looks different than most Americans think. To help showcase the plight of hardworking folks throughout our communities struggling to make ends meet, we partnered with The Wall Street Journal to develop a series of articles and videos showcasing the daily battles families must endure just to stay afloat. In doing so, The Salvation Army illustrated just how important our supplementary services are in the lives of those fighting to thrive.