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When you need it most, cash assistance is a vital lifeline

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Living paycheck to paycheck isn’t enough for many Coloradans. Sometimes when times get tough, having extra cash is vital. Cash assistance programs are hard to come by, but state and local governments are trying to change that with help from businesses and community groups.

Our guests include Rebecca Balu from Colorado’s Office of Economic Stability, Katherine Gold, CEO of Goldbug Clothing, and Crystal Ayala-Goldstein from Women’s Foundation of Colorado.

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