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C.A.P. of Natrona County Hosts Poverty Action Event

Karen Snyder, K2 Radio

Take Action Against Poverty this Saturday and join the Community Action Partnership of Natrona County at Washington Park. It’s a day of BBQ and live music and a chance to hear the results of a community needs assessment that gauged how families are doing amidst the dragging economy.

“We have found some new information that we haven’t seen in years passed. So really we’re just wanting to let the community know what exists in Natrona County and how the community is pulling together in order to address some of the needs.”

C.A.P. director, Brenda Eickhoff-Johnson, believes its the highest response to the survey they’ve ever gotten.¬† Survey results indicate 60% of families surveyed have no health insurance, 30% have needed some sort of housing assistance and 12% have had their utilities¬† turned off.¬† She says, while the survey results may seem a bit gloomy, they want to create an up beat event.

“It will be at Washington Park from 11 until 2. We’ll have live music. The Avengers are going to be playing. Bullwhip Catering is going to be providing food and, during that event, we’re going to get up and speak periodically about some of the data that we found, especially in regards to homelessness and the needs of those individuals that are financially struggling.”

She says they’ll also recognize the multiple agencies that work together to provide support and assistance to families in need across Natrona County.

 

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