Heather Freeman, left, and Nancy Hadley fill several clients’ orders during the weekly distribution day Wednesday at the YWCA’s Other Bank in downtown Olympia. The program provides essential hygiene and cleaning items that can’t be purchased with food stamps and currently serves around 125 families a week.
Heather Freeman, left, and Nancy Hadley fill several clients’ orders during the weekly distribution day Wednesday at the YWCA’s Other Bank in downtown Olympia. The program provides essential hygiene and cleaning items that can’t be purchased with food stamps and currently serves around 125 families a week. Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
Heather Freeman, left, and Nancy Hadley fill several clients’ orders during the weekly distribution day Wednesday at the YWCA’s Other Bank in downtown Olympia. The program provides essential hygiene and cleaning items that can’t be purchased with food stamps and currently serves around 125 families a week. Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com

Report says 1 in 3 Washington households struggle to afford basic life necessities

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