Casey Connects: Winter 2005

Applying Casey Lessons to Rural Poverty

Posted December 21, 2005
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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This issue of Casey Connects highlights the Casey Foundation’s commitment to helping rural families achieve economic success. It outlines the Foundation’s rural economic agenda and identifies 3 local efforts to maximize resources in rural areas. Smaller stories include a publication roundup and a spotlight on the role that mission-related deposits play in Casey’s new social investment initiative. 

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Key Takeaway

Low-income families from rural and urban areas share a common challenge: Making it financially

Nearly one in five children in rural areas are living in poverty. Enter the Casey Foundation, which has been expanding its scope beyond the population-packed cities to include small-town America. The end result is an energized effort to improve the lives of disadvantaged children no matter where they live.