Poverty's Edge

The Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley's take on poverty, how it affects our communities, and what we're doing about it.

08 Aug


We welcome David Cool to Poverty’s Edge.  Dave has been  Agency Relations Coordinator at Second Harvest Food Bank for nearly a year.  In that time, he has seen an incredible increase in participation at emergency pantries throughout the Food Bank’s …...

19 Jan

One Million Thanks to M & T Bank

We welcome back Ellen Larmer, director of Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem (CADCB) to Poverty’s Edge. Ellen has been director of CADCB for over 9 years and has over 15 years of experience in government, military and non-profit organizations, …...

24 Oct

Observations From a Latino Community Organizer

We welcome our Deputy Director, Manuel Ayala to Poverty’s Edge.  Thanks for contributing! Manuel is not foreign to the price of change, diversity and hard work!  During his time with the YMCA he has turned around challenged facilities, created programs, …...

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