Imagine having to choose between eating or keeping a roof over your head? Or what if staying home to care for your sick child could cost you your job? For 1 in 4 adults in Toronto and 1 in 8 people in York Region, these daily scenarios are a harsh reality. That’s because when you live in poverty—there’s no easy decision.
Thankfully, many of us don’t have to make these difficult choices. But how do you understand poverty if you don’t live it? For Make the Month Day, we’re inviting you to try out United Way’s digital poverty experience to get a better idea of what it’s like to live on a low income. Let us know what you think and test your knowledge of poverty in Toronto and York Region by completing this quiz.
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