Could you survive a month in poverty?
In 2016, 14 percent of people in Indiana lived in poverty. Of children under the age of 18, 19 percent in Indiana live in poverty. Many more have incomes above the poverty line, but their incomes are still low enough to qualify for programs like food stamps and Medicaid.
It can be difficult for those of us who have enough to truly understand the situations that people and families living in poverty experience every day. That is why we invite you to walk a mile in their shoes by participating in the next poverty simulation.