just the facts:
kids and poverty
45.5% of children in the Rio Grande Valley live in poverty.
An average of 85% of students enrolled in Harlingen and Brownsville schools are economically disadvantaged.
The Rio Grande has the lowest percentage of high school graduates in the nation.
Underwear is only one small part of supporting children who struggle with the many consequences of poverty. 7 pairs of new underwear can increase regular school attendance and boost self-esteem for the neediest among us.