Often times, you never know what other people are going through until you actually experience it.

Summer McKanstry, an events manager for the League of Southeastern Credit Unions, had the opportunity to experience the financial struggles of low-income families through a new Life Simulation kit that was unveiled Monday by the National Credit Union Foundation in Madison, Wis.

“I got extremely emotional, extremely frustrated just trying to figure out how we were going to make it , and it was only an exercise,” McKanstry said in a Foundation video that explains the Life Simulation kit.

McKanstry and other credit union professionals participated in Life Simulation exercises at the Foundation development education program last spring.

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