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Turning Trash Into Cash To Help Nation's Poor


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Cal
- 811 days ago - npr.org
The bad economy has hurt many nonprofits around the country, even as demands for their services have grown. That's certainly the case in Reading, Pa., which has been labeled the poorest city in America, with a poverty rate of more than 41 percent.



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Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 10:07 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

John S. (304)
Friday July 13, 2012, 4:28 am
Noted.
 

paul m. (93)
Friday July 13, 2012, 6:01 am

Thanks..
 

Bette M. (91)
Friday July 13, 2012, 6:49 am
Recycle-Recycle-Recycle....

And, wherever you go there once was a forest.
Plant & protect Danny's trees for life.
Trees are the lungs of the earth.
 

Alicia N. (87)
Friday July 13, 2012, 1:18 pm
This is cool!
Thanks for helping people out and for recycling, you guys ROCK!
 

Christeen Anderson (503)
Friday July 13, 2012, 1:29 pm
Reduce,reuse and recycle-that's the way to go. Thank you for sharing this article. Keep up the good work.
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday July 13, 2012, 5:17 pm
Thanks Cal.
 

Charlie Rush (55)
Friday July 13, 2012, 6:32 pm
I had no idea, that Reading, PA was the poorest city in America, with a poverty rate of 41%.
That's incredible, especially for a state like PA.
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Saturday July 14, 2012, 10:11 am
THANKS
 

Heather Rasm (5)
Sunday July 15, 2012, 4:05 pm
Interesting article. Thanks for the post.
 
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