Circles USA 2015

Our Mission: Inspire and equip families and communities to resolve poverty and thrive.

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Building a community where all people have enough resources, relationships and reason to thrive.




In Troup County, more than 20 percent of the people live at or below the federal poverty level, which is $23,550 for a family of four. Today, in our community one in three children is living in poverty.


Circles of Troup County is a high-impact strategy that engages the community in owning the solution to poverty by:

  • Providing skills, knowledge and support to help people in poverty achieve their goals to become self-sufficient
  • Mobilizing volunteers, community leaders and organizations
  • Developing leadership
  • Increasing the capacity of existing social and community services
  • Addressing systemic barriers faced by families trying to move out of poverty