Poverty is defined as the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or m
eans of support; condition of being poor; indigence.
Poverty is one of the main causes of death if you click the link "Poverty Deaths per Hour" you will find after an hour over 1,000 people will die just from hunger poverty. When you think about that as a whole that is 25,000 people a day and 175,000 people per week. Next time your school/work runs a canned food drive or a fundraiser think about that. This site will give you that information and more. You can also click on the other link to see where your city/county ranks amoung the other cities in America.
Rich and Poor citites in America
Poverty Deaths per Hour