Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Whether working or not, some still need food assistance to make ends meet

Reading Eagle online

NORRISTOWN — For many families, the question isn't whether to work or collect unemployment. The issue is how to put food on the table when neither wages nor assistance covers the bills. 

Norristown resident Annette Rivera works as a vet tech at an animal hospital and is the sole breadwinner for her husband and two daughters.

“I’m the only one working because my husband, he’s disabled,” she said in a recent interview outside the Patrician Society food pantry. See the interview here