Urban Ministries of Durham (NC) has put together an AMAZING game to help individuals truly grasp what it may be like to live paycheck to paycheck. With over 14 million people in the US out of work, this is the reality that so many area faced with. From their website:
We’re going to challenge the way you think about poverty and homelessness.
Work hard. Do the right thing. Homelessness is something that will never happen to me. Sometimes, all it takes is one life-changing experience to land you on the streets: a job loss, death of a loved one, divorce, natural disaster, or serious illness.
Next thing you know, a chain of events sends things spiraling out of control…
How would you cope? Where would you go? What would you do? Figure something out, right?
We invite you to take the challenge…
Learn how YOU can challenge the way you think about poverty and homelessness through a trip with CSM!