The Lennox and Addington Poverty Reduction committee spoke to Town Council to bring awareness about poverty within our community. Shelly Hagerman, crisis worker with mental health an addictions Napanee says they sent a letter to Council showing the statistics of the area:
They’re looking for support in their efforts to end poverty:
Brittany Couto with the Napanee and Area Community Health Centre has invited council to participate in their poverty reduction challenge:
She says there is poverty in Greater Napanee it’s just not always easy to see and this challenge really put the daily struggles of someone living in poverty into perspective.