The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Solutions Based on Science and the Human Experience

Shaunte B.

Active 2011-Present


Shaunte is a working mother with three children, one of whom has serious medical problems. She has battled to get medical insurance to cover her daughter’s expensive medical treatments, often having to take money away from rent or food to ensure her daughter has the medicine she needs to survive.  She wants to share with the world the struggles that Baltimore families face with accessing affordable housing, making ends meet with a low-paying job, and getting the medical care they need.

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