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Poverty Awareness Exercise
By Rev. J.J. Whitney, AR United Methodist Church200K Reasons Childhood Hunger Initiative
DAY 1
Payday!---you receive $1398 from the man’s employer.
DAY 2
THE FOLLOWING ISDUENOW:Rent $550Car payment $250Car insurance $75Utilities $100Health Insurance $328 for family of 4
Weekly bills
Groceries: $134. 50 average for the leanest billsDaycare: part-time, $50Gas for the week: $40
DAY 3
LIFE CIRCUMSTANCES
DAY 4
Do you need to seek social services? See JJ
Day 5
CASH available!
DAY 6-7
The weekend—how will you spend it?? How will you fill it??
DAY 8
Weekly bills:Part-time childcare $50Full-time childcare $125After school childcare $30Gas $40Laundromat: $20
Day 9
Cell phone bill $60
Day 10
Life happens UPDATE
DAY 11
You need toiletries and household items: toilet paper, dish soap,deoderant, toothpaste, soap, makeup, laundry detergent---$100
DAY 13-14
The weekend
DAY 15
Payday! Woman’s job: $465AND child support for the single mom: $200—IT IS LATEBills: child-care & gas & groceries
DAY 16
A note was sent home from school about your 5-yearold’sclothes that “jeans with holes” are not permitted. You need at least 3 pairs to get through the week until you can go to thelaundromat.
DAY 18
If you got the payday loan, interest is DUE
DAY 19
SOCIAL SERVICES DAY
DAY 20-21
Weekend
DAY 22
LIFE HAPPENS UPDATE
WEEKLY BILLS
Groceries, gas, childcare
DAY 23
School supplies needed for 3-yearold’spreschool: $25
DAY 24
Your 5-year old is invited to a birthday party. You need to get a gift --$20
DAY 25
You are sick from going to the birthday party with all of those kids. Miss a day of work and lose pay. Medication $15
DAY 26
Social services day
DAY 27-28
Weekend
DAY 29
Holiday! Mom can’t work to stay home with kids. Loses pay and still has to pay for a week of daycare.BILLS: groceries, gas
DAY 30
Payday!Dad, if working: $1398Single Mom: $465

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