Learn how to end poverty in Oakland County at Oct. 15 Pathway to Self-Sustainability meeting

– Oakland County, Mich., consistently ranks among the top counties in the United States for quality of life, business success and educational advancement, according to the 2013 edition of the county’s “Prosper” magazine. However, for the estimated 125,000 Oakland County residents living in poverty, every day are a constant struggle to have enough to eat and a place to sleep. The Pathway to Self-Sustainability project is dedicated to eliminating this poverty among us by helping individuals and families become self-sustaining.

To help spread the word about what can be done to help end poverty in Oakland County, the Pathway to Self-Sustainability meeting is being held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The meeting is in the gym of St. James Catholic Church, located at 241 Pearson St., Ferndale, Mich., 48220 (west side of Woodward, south of 9 Mile). There is no cost to attend the meeting. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVPs for the meeting are much appreciated, but not required. Please email,  or call 248-705-8868 to RSVP or for more information.