Poverty Simulation



  • Gain a better understanding of the realities of living in poverty in our community
  • Understand how United Way advocates for the financial stability of every person in our community.
  • Learn how you can help end poverty for individuals in your community.


Make 1 Choice For Each:

  • Housing
  • Healthcare
  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Technology
  • Child Care
  • Utilities
  • Spending Money

15 Credits and 8 Decision Points

  • You will have options worth between 1 and 3 credits for each of the eight categories.
  • Where will you choose 3 credits and where will you choose 1.
  • Will you have 1 meal a day or 3? Have healthcare or not?
  • Let's see what you decide ...