A family of four would need to earn $102,000, while an individual needs to earn $38,000 to cover these basic expenses sufficiently. Seniors also struggle to make ends meet in Marin, with thousands falling through the cracks of the public system because they have too much income to qualify for help, but not enough to get by in such an expensive county. Overall, approximately 96,000 people in Marin earn less than needed to be “self-sufficient”. If you are poor in Marin, you are more likely to work two low-wage full-time jobs, live in substandard housing, and be under-insured.
Our goal? To empower all individuals and families to attain financial and personal independence.