45% of Florida’s Employed Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

A new study by United Way states that 45% of Florida’s employed population can not afford the basic necessities of life. Food, clothing, housing and children’s diapers most out of reach for families even with full time workers in the house.

Lars Gilberts, statewide Director for the ALICE Program discusses this stunning statistics.

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