Poverty

Pandemic intensifies local hunger crisis

New report from SF-Marin Food bank shows demand for food has nearly doubled

 

Pandemic exacerbates food insecurity for San Franciscans in need

Mayor Breed proposes $45.7 million for meal programs under two-year budget

 

Meet America’s Greatest Thinker, Sam Dennison of San Francisco

If someone asked you to name the greatest thinker in San Francisco,…

 

SF strives to eliminate hunger by 2020

San Francisco must spend more than $13 million in the next fiscal…

World Bank: Climate change could result in 100 million poor

STOCKHOLM — Climate change could push more than 100 million people into…

Despite tech wealth, SF pockmarked with poverty

A walk down the streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, where many…

Poverty in San Mateo County much worse than reported, new study says

Some 18 percent of San Mateo County residents live in poverty, almost…

Being poor isn't what it used to be

According to the U.S. Census, 14.3 percent of the population was poor…