Letters to the Editor

March 9, 2015 12:00 AM

There are small ways to push back on poverty

As a senior citizen on Social Security and as a Department of Social and Health Services caregiver, I might not be the best authority to offer ideas on how to help curb poverty. But here goes: Start with volunteer jobs such as picking up roadside litter thrown by careless consumers, anywhere in the county or state. Pull weeds, rake leaves, gather pine cones (as I do) for tidying up and therapeutic value.

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