One of the best ways to get involved is to read through the Top Truths about Welfare and the stories on this site and talk to your friends and family. Whenever you hear a stereotype about aid recipients, share the information you have learned and remind people that while there will always be cases of abuse in any system, these are the exceptions rather than the rule. Click on the link above to subscribe to our site and receive occasional updates on new content on the site.
For more formal ways of getting involved, consider the following:
- Contact agencies in your local community who address issues of poverty, homelessness, and medical need.
- For Alamance County residents, click here for local agencies to contact in order to volunteer your time or contribute funds.
- For Elon University students, click here for the Elon Volunteers! program run through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement.