The U.S. poverty rate in 2005 was about 12.6 percent of the
population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Current
Population Survey 2006 Annual Social and Economic Supplement. This
translates to about 37 million people living in poverty, many
without adequate food or shelter.
Roofing professionals are in a unique position to help those in
need because they are able to provide not only monetary donations
but roofing materials and labor contributions, as well. And the
roofing industry has been busy contributing this past year.
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