United Way of St. Catharines & District

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Cost of poverty in Niagara

$277 Million per year
Source: Are the consequences of poverty holding Niagara back?

Children in poverty in Niagara

In Niagara, over 5,400 children are living in poverty.

Source: Poverty myths and facts

Consequences of poverty in Niagara

$1.38 Billion per year

This includes lost productivity, higher social costs, health care, and crime.

Source: Four things we know about poverty