Welfare Food Challenge Ends

After a week of eating a poverty diet, only spending the $26 that a single person on welfare has for food, the people who took the Welfare Food Challenge can return to their usual life. Most feel changed and now they have a much better understanding of life in poverty and an appreciation of food and its costs.

News Release: Welfare Food Challenge launched

Today, Tuesday October 16, Raise the Rates launched it is Welfare Food Challenge, where people will only spend $26 for all their food for a week. This is the same amount as a single person on welfare would have for food.