The Ugly Truth about Childhood Poverty

The facts and reasons may surprise you to know what living in poverty is really like when you’re a child,

 Around 15 million children in the United States live with families below the poverty level- $24,250 for a family of four in 2015. Research has indicated on average an income of twice that amount is needed to cover basic household expenses. Among children under the age of 18 19.7 percent fell below the poverty line in 2015. See more.