Good analogy. They are evil and have no accountability for anything they have encouraged people to do. I wish you strength and good health!
So, you are working your fingers to the bone to stay afloat, live simply and you're criticized as being "materialistic"?? But, yet, they're asking for money!! Where the hell do they think it comes from?
I was criticized for my full time job and considered not spiritual and hardly invited. Now, I'm retired and glad I never listened to these fools. Let them go ask their "spiritual" friends for money.