Saturday, February 8th, 2020

9:30 am - 12 noon


Noblesville First United Methodist Church
2051 Monument Street
Noblesville  IN 46060


$25 per person
Hosted by:

One in five children in America live at or below the poverty line.

These numbers should disturb us, yet statistics can have a numbing effect. The Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) offers you an opportunity to walk in the shoes of families in our community who face poverty every day.

Think Tank developed COPE with individuals who have lived experience in poverty. Their stories offer an opportunity to move beyond assumptions or stereotypes to a more holistic understanding of the causes and effects of poverty.

In this 2.5 hour hands-on training, you will experience a month in the life of families struggling to get by. The experiential nature of COPE will help you more deeply understand the complexities of poverty, paving the way for our community to be better allies and advocates for under resourced families.

You will have many ways to spend your time this month, but this experience you will never forget.


Fee is $25/person.

During payment process:

Select "Poverty Simulation Registration" from the dropdown

Ages 13 and up.

About Family Promise of Hamilton County

Family Promise of Hamilton County is a non-profit 501(c)(3) addressing the needs of families experiencing homelessness in Hamilton County, Indiana.

Based on the support of volunteers and host congregations, Family Promise builds programs from existing resources so they can be implemented quickly, and without major start-up costs.

Our Address

  • PO Box 2073, Noblesville, IN 46061
  • (317) 774-5196
  • @FPHamiltonCo
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