“I think it’s especially challenging to be poor in a place like Princeton when you’re surrounded by so much wealth,” said Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert.
The mayor says a wealth of caring and sharing. For instance, fundraising sends kids to school fed by targeting weekend food insecurity.
“As a community we come together and say this isn’t right,” Lempert said.
The faith community counts itself as a partner through programs such as Arm In Arm— supplying meals, training for jobs and helping homeowners avert foreclosure.