Events

United Way of Summit County Poverty Simulation

Oct 24, 2019

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2019 • 9AM - 12PM
United Way of Summit County
Mandel Community Center at the Sojourner Truth Building
37 North High Street, Akron, Ohio 44308

Should I pay for my child’s medicine, or put gas in my car so I can get to work?

Every day, thousands of people across Summit County face heartbreaking questions like this one. United Way’s Poverty Simulation invites you to live a simulated day in the life of a family in poverty. Ideal for educators, healthcare providers, businesses, social service agencies and anyone looking to expand their understanding of poverty, this interactive experience asks participants to face a difficult question of their own:

What can WE do to support those struggling for financial survival?

Cost: $15

REGISTER ONLINE

For more information contact Andre Campbell at 330.643.5536 or by email.