KIDS COUNT: Child poverty a growing problem in W.Va.
By WV MetroNews Staff
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There are 13,000 more West Virginia children living in poverty than there were in 2008, according to the newly released KIDS COUNT data book.
Margie Hale, the Executive Director of KIDS COUNT said the povery statistics among children are alarming.
“We learned from the 2015 data book that 100,000 children are living in poverty in West Virginia,” she said...