Lower Income Assistance

Homeless shelters are running out of beds. Food banks have depleted their supplies. Many elderly and poor people are in danger of going cold in their homes because the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is running out of funds to help pay record-high heating bills. And very many of these are working people! "In other words, in Vermont and all over this country, a significant and growing number of our people are hungry, cold and homeless," Senator Bernie Sanders said at a press conference Thursday at his office in Burlington. "There is a level of desperation not seen in many years." To watch video click here.