Many local food pantries have been seeing a steady stream of people looking for food. Oftentimes these individuals are not only hungry, but are facing other challenges related to poverty, such as being uninsured. When you have no health insurance and no money, you will likely go without health care, even when you really need it.
Milwaukee is a city with great diversity. The many differences among its residents make for a unique blend of culture, race, age and socioeconomic status that sets this city apart. Trying to understand the health needs of such a diverse population can be challenging.