July 05, 2012

Calgary Herald - Legge: Being 'poor' for a day real eye and heart opener

adam leggeUnited Way's “Living on the Edge” poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month-to-month. The object is to sensitize participants to the realities faced by low-income people.

Take a look at this incredible, eye opening story that reflects the power of United Way’s Poverty Simulation. See how Adam Legge, President & CEO of the Calgary Chamber felt after experiencing at firsthand some of the struggles poverty faces.

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Learn more about United Way's Poverty Simulation.

*Photograph by: Calgary Herald Archive.