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Florida’s safety net is shredded

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From Jacqueline Dowd: Florida’s safety net for people in need is shredding in the face of escalating demand and dwindling resources, says the head of the state’s United Way network. And Florida’s safety net is almong the nation’s weakest. Ted Granger, president of United Way of Florida, says social service agencies statewide are seeing more and more people who are homeless and hungry. The 211 referral hotlines are seeing increases of 50% to 150% over the last twelve months in…

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Florida’s safety net is shredded

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From Jacqueline Dowd: Florida’s safety net for people in need is shredding in the face of escalating demand and dwindling resources, says the head of the state’s United Way network. And Florida’s safety net is almong the nation’s weakest. Ted Granger, president of United Way of Florida, says social service agencies statewide are seeing more and more people who are homeless and hungry. The 211 referral hotlines are seeing increases of 50% to 150% over the last twelve months in…

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