Up at 4:05 am!

I’m wide awake and hungry for food I just cannot afford on the welfare food challenge. I was so tired at the end of my day today ( day 2) and it took me ten extra minutes biking home because of low energy! Missing my vitamins and protein already but most of all just feeling “off” for the most part. Need to get sleep so I can function well at work in 3 hours, good night. Constantly hungry Constance

Participant bio – Constance Barnes

Name: Constance Barnes Live: Kitsilano, Vancouver About myself: Sales & Marketing Manager at Dr.Sun Yat- Sen Classical Chinese Garden; Vancouver Park Board Commissioner and Seeking nomination to be NDP candidate for Vancouver False Creek. Why doing the Welfare Food Challenge: I am taking the Food Challenge because over 26 years ago my father the late Emery Barnes took a challenge to live on Welfare for one month and sadly I see that not much has changed! I struggled for many years trying to raise 2 young children on social assistance; many times I could not make ends… Read More