Step into Poverty, Deliver Hope

An immersive, interactive experience, Poverty Encounter provides a unique understanding of the impact of living in poverty,
and opportunities to make a difference.

Encounter

Hunger
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Encounter

Disaster
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Encounter

Injustice
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Encounter

Hope
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Encounter poverty and ignite your heart to make a difference

Poverty Encounter will open your eyes to realities that millions of people face every day.

You will gain a unique understanding of what it's like to live in poverty, and will be provided opportunities for a compassionate response.

Field Trips

Field Trips

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Groups

Groups

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Churches

Churches

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Individuals & Families

Individuals & Families

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What To Expect

90-minute, fully immersive & interactive exhibit 
Explore the realities of poverty through stories of real children and families
Understand God's love for the poor and how you can respond
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Directions

Poverty Encounter is located at: 13931 Balboa Blvd. Sylmar, CA 91342
 

Every tour includes a hands-on food packing experience.

When you conclude your time at Poverty Encounter, you will leave knowing you have made a difference in the lives of families living in poverty.