Poverty Simulation Event

Date Volunteer Needed: 
Saturday, May 27th, 2023 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join Our Poverty Simulation Event as a Volunteer and Make a Lasting Impact!

We believe that a true understanding of the challenges faced by individuals living in poverty can lead to meaningful change in our community. That's why we're excited to announce our Poverty Simulation event, organized by the Diversity Equity Human Rights committee of Holy Spirit Catholic School Division in partnership with United Way Lethbridge and South Western Alberta. This immersive experience will give you the opportunity to step into the shoes of those facing poverty and gain a deeper perspective on their daily struggles.

Date: Saturday, May 27 Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Location: St Paul Elementary School | 1212 12 Ave North

Why Volunteer?

  1. Be Part of a Meaningful Experience: As a volunteer, you will play a vital role in creating a powerful and transformative experience for participants. By offering your time and skills, you contribute to fostering empathy and understanding among individuals who are taking part in the Poverty Simulation. Your support will help create an environment where participants can truly immerse themselves in the realities of poverty and develop a greater awareness of the challenges faced by marginalized members of our community.

  2. Make a Difference: By volunteering for this event, you directly contribute to the mission of United Way Lethbridge and South Western Alberta in addressing poverty and creating positive change. Your efforts will help raise awareness, promote empathy, and inspire action in the fight against poverty. Together, we can make a lasting impact on the lives of those in need.

  3. Personal Growth and Development: Volunteering is not just about giving back to the community; it's also an opportunity for personal growth. By participating in the Poverty Simulation as a volunteer, you can enhance your understanding of social issues, develop empathy and compassion, and strengthen your leadership and communication skills. This experience can be a valuable addition to your personal and professional journey.


How to Get Involved:

  1.  Volunteer: As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in creating a meaningful experience for participants. Whether you're interested in serving as a community service provider, assisting with logistics, or supporting the event in other ways, we would be grateful for your contribution. To sign up as a volunteer, please click [Volunteer Sign-Up] Deadline for Sign-up is Tuesday, May 23.
  2.  Participant: By participating in the Poverty Simulation, you will have the opportunity to engage firsthand with the challenges faced by individuals living in poverty. Your experience will deepen your understanding and help us work towards creating a more inclusive community. To secure your spot as a participant, please click [Participant Sign-Up] Deadline for Sign-up is Tuesday, May 23.

Volunteering for the Poverty Simulation event is an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of those facing poverty. By dedicating your time and energy, you become an agent of change, contributing to the greater goal of building a more equitable society. Join us on Saturday, May 27, at St Paul Elementary School, as we come together to foster understanding, empathy, and positive action.

Remember, your participation as a volunteer matters. Together, let's create a community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

We look forward to seeing you at the Poverty Simulation event!