Today, many families coming to our locations and struggling with food insecurity are living above the poverty line. They usually start accumulating overlapping problems which end up multiplying struggles to the point of becoming unbearable. Unfortunately, the causes are often the same Continuous struggle to find affordable housing, Low wages, Increasing cost of living, Increased medical expenses.
Ultimately, with buying power lessening by the day, entire working families don’t even earn enough to cover the basics. This is despite the hard work and determination shown by accumulating different jobs. These families are like yours and could be yours.
Importantly, there is a growing number of Philadelphians suffering from food insecurity. That is why Muslims Serve provides to individuals and families. This is regardless of any background, origin, race, faith, beliefs, and education, a fundamental necessity. They all need a place to eat a hot meal, a reason for our action against hunger in Philadelphia.