Kendall Worth: “Fewer family thanksgiving dinners means that this year for many people Thanksgiving is going to be full of all-around sadness.” But there is also a bright side.
Judy Haiven on who gets paid and who doesn’t on the Thanksgiving Day weekend.
“On Thanksgivings income assistance recipients do try to celebrate being thankful for what they do have to the best of their ability. Yet when you live in poverty you have less to be thankful for.”
Kendall Worth reports.
Kendall accompanies four friends who go shopping for Thanksgiving dinner. “I guess you can say that this story, along with my recent Thanksgiving story, show the amazing efforts people living in poverty sometimes make to keep themselves out of social isolation,” Kendall writes.
Poverty advocate Kendall Worth asks his friends and acquaintances about being grateful despite all the problems poverty brings. He gets some amazing responses, and learns how people are teaming up to support one another.
Doesn’t seem fair. Thanksgiving is not a paid holiday, even though you can’t work as the store must be closed. Judy Haiven explains…