The Social Safety Net is an Essential Service

In the US, the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to causing more than 200,000 deaths, has resulted in unemployment for over 16.3 million Americans. As a result, the demands on critical social safety net services such as food, shelter, medical treatment and so on have skyrocketed.

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COVID-19 Pushed The Social Safety Net Past Its Breaking Point

Demand for services is growing, but the social safety net is harder than ever to navigate. Together Bay Area organizations can get people the help they need.

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Benetech’s Top Stories of 2019

2019 was a year of many milestones for Benetech. In our work across education, poverty alleviation, and human rights, our community of users, partners, employees, and supporters have shared their perspectives on the power of software for social good. Below are our top five blogs of 2019 that highlight these impactful stories.

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