“Over 14 million Americans are unemployed. Now imagine you’re one of them. Your savings are gone. You’ve lost your house. And you’re down to your last $1,000. Can you make it through the month?”

Minimum wage is a trending topic around the country now, especially in Maine. The Urban Ministries of Durham created this game in 2011 to show the difficult decisions about money and resources that families living in poverty make every day.

Pattie Reaves

I'm a new mom and renegade fitness blogger at After the Couch. I live in Brewer with my husband, Tony, our daughter Felicity, and our two pugs, Georgia...