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Lending a Helping Hand
There have always been organizations that provide help for the needy. Now the economy is going through a downward spiral giving these institutions a greater importance in helping the lives of those who need it. Miami County residents have seen firsthand that some people who live in this area really need the help. The statistical evidence shows that Miami County, Indiana is being affected by the economy. The average salary of a resident in Peru, Indiana ends up being $28,487. (Indiana) That number may not seem profound, but when you have a family to support, the budget gets tight. The normal wage annually for a resident in the state of Indiana is $45,434. (Indiana) That makes it roughly 38% more money than what Miami County residents. If people everywhere in Indiana are having trouble in this economic recession, how can we expect those in Miami County to get by? Luckily for them, many organizations are at their disposal to help not only their lives, but to better the overall community. Miami County has a poverty rate of 22.4%, ranking them among the top fifteen…