Read below to find out who received $1,000 (or more!) for the second week's performances of HOW TO END POVERTY IN 90 MINUTES (with 99 people you may or may not know):
Wednesday, February 11: EDUCATION, Metropolitan Family Service
Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.
Thursday, February 12: DIRECT AID, Suzie
Suzie is a single mother who was on probation and was struggling with substance dependency when she moved into transitional housing a year ago. Now, she is off probation, she’s a full time student, and she has a significant other in Salem with whom she’d like to move in. She needs financial assistance to make that move.
Friday, February 13: SYSTEM CHANGE, Family Forward Oregon
Family Forward Oregon's mission is to create a family-forward Oregon where all families can be economically secure and have the time it takes to care for a family.
Saturday, February 14: SYSTEM CHANGE, MRG Foundation
MRG's mission is to inspire people to work together for justice and mobilize resources for Oregon communities as they build collective power to change the world.
Sunday, February 15 2pm: DIRECT AID, Tanya
Tanya is a single, working mother of three who lost her home to foreclosure in 2009 due to a difficult pregnancy. 'she needs financial help to make rent each month, which she has only been managing by selling off her belongings, including her car and her dining room table.
Sunday, February 15 7pm: MAKING OPPORTUNITIES, Innovative Changes
Innovative Changes (IC$) helps low-income people build their long-term financial health.
HOW TO END POVERTY is almost SOLD OUT! Want tickets? Try our RUSH LINE - $20, cash only at the door, night of the show. We've hardly had to turn people away, so try your luck!
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