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Poverty has many faces, participants learn in Sterling
A line forms at the fictitious Food-A-Rama on Thursday evening, as families line up to purchase groceries during a poverty simulation at Challand Middle School. Community Relations that Matter, part of the Whiteside Community Action Network – better known as WeCAN – was one of several groups that organized an event that made participants aware of the struggles of the poor.