Almost half of the women-led families in Door County with a child younger than 5 are living in poverty, according to Bret Bicoy, left, executive director of the Door County Community Foundation, during a men's breakfast on behalf of the Women's Fund on Friday morning in Sturgeon Bay.
The Rev. Michael Brecke has lost count of the number of times he's heard people say there's no poverty in Door County.
"If you work as a laborer or in the service industry in Door County, your annual salary average is $12,375," Brecke said Friday. "Think about it."
The pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Juddville focused primarily on local women in poverty during a men's breakfast held on behalf of the Women's Fund of Door County at 136 Restaurant. ...