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An Incomplete Understanding of Poverty Leads to Solutions That Don’t Work

What is poverty? Merriam-Webster defines poverty as the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. Our government’s own definition (all 184 words of it) is rooted in income thresholds based on…

How Your Dollars and Cents Help Salt & Light Make Change

The changes we have undergone at Salt & Light have drawn a ton of attention because of our unique approach to access to basic to resources like food and clothing. For many, our developmental model is all they need to…

3 WYAS BUYIN GROCERIES AT SALT & LIGHT WILL TRANSFORM YOUR COMMUNITY

3 Ways Buying Groceries at Salt & Light Will Transform Your Community

It’s a common misconception that Salt & Light’s grocery and thrift store is not open to the public. We often find people think either 1) Our store is only for those in need, or 2) If they shop in our…

Hunger isn’t What You’ve Been Told it is: Part 1

hungry          adjective / hun·gry / ˈhəŋ-grē a: feeling an uneasy or painful sensation from lack of food: feeling hunger (merriam-webster.com) You have probably seen countless commercials, billboards, and advertisements lamenting the number of people suffering from hunger in the U.S., and if…