Category: annual report

“They work hard, but can’t protect their families from hunger”

How come the Franklin Food Pantry is busy? “The poverty rate in Massachusetts is the highest it’s been since 1960. The inflation-adjusted wages of the lowest-paid workers haven’t budged in decades. Income inequality in the state has become greater than in the nation as a whole.” – The Boston Globe, November 2014 screen grab of… Read more »