This area's closest diaper banks are located over an hour away from Williamsburg.
In Williamsburg 18.4% of residents live below the poverty level which is 7% more than the Virginia average. (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012).
The poverty level is almost double the amount of those receiving social services benefits (10.2%) in Williamsburg (University of Virginia, 2014).
8.9% of residents in Williamsburg are considered "food insecure", meaning they lack access to enough food for a healthy lifestyle and at times are uncertain when they will be able to afford their next meal. (Feeding America, 2011).
Williamsburg has the second highest rates in the state of Virginia of children living in poverty (22.7%) behind Newport News (23.3%). (Kids Count Data Book, 2009).