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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

In S. King County, an extraordinary effort to bring better health

Tony Tansey snuggles with his 3-year-old daughter, Kylie, on the basement floor of Tukwila’s Riverton Park United Methodist Church. The single dad, a cabinetmaker, has lived at the church for about a year, trying to get ahead on bills. Homelessness, as well as lack of access to good food and health services, are some of the challenges facing low-income families in Tukwila, says the Rev. Jan Bolerjack, pastor at Riverton Park. The church has hosted some of Global to Local’s Community Conversations and programs.