WSFA 12 News, the River Region United Way, and dozens of local and state groups and agencies teamed up to help offer a hand up to those battling poverty in the River Region with two ‘Day of Action’ events.
Alabama is no stranger to poverty, nor is it unfamiliar with severe weather. As part of our ongoing series on poverty, we continue to shine a light on issues facing thousands of Alabamians. Now, we’re taking a closer look at dangerous weather and those who live in mobile homes,
Hundreds of thousands of people in Alabama live without insurance, keeping many of them from going to the doctor when needed. When they do get health care, it ends up costing hospitals thousands of dollars in uncompensated care.