From Philly to New York City, to Boston and North Carolina, protesters have made it clear that they want a change. The change is in pay. Many of the fast food workers, if not all, are tired of dealing with the thought that $7.25/hr is enough to live off of. Hit the jump for their stories.

Jamaal Fisher

According to CNN, the “Fight for $15” campaign started in New York in November 2012, when 200 fast-food workers demanded $15 and the right to form a union without retaliation. From that, they were able to raise minimum wage in numerous states.

“What I am trying to say to companies today is share the profit … We are not asking for cars or fancy vacations, we just want to feed our families,” said Luis Vasquez, who earns just $9/hr working at Chipotle in Grand Central Station.