In late summer of 2011, Viviana’s life changed almost instantly. She lost her small business. Then, Tropical Sorm Irene flooded her home. Out of work with a severely damaged home, she reached out to Capstone Community Action for help.
Many people assume a connection between scrimping and going to college, and they are not entirely wrong. Ramen is often seen as a rite of passage, although this image points to a deeper issue. False stereotypes often portray a student “indulging” in cheap, instant food for convenience, or foregoing a meal to buy beer. In reality, access to healthy, aff