Providing Hope

Everyone deserves a safe place to live

 

who are the homeless?

On any given night in the United States there are 553,742 people experiencing homelessness. 

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FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

Some homeless are children born to parents down on their luck and are in need of someone to offer help. On any given night there are 180,413 homeless families with children.

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INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

Some homeless include individuals with disabilities who just need access to rehabilitation. On any given night there are 221,497 homeless  individuals with disabilities.

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VETERANS

Some homeless are veterans who have paid the ultimate sacrifice and now find themselves struggling to transition back in to society. On any given night there are 40,056 homeless  veterans.

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YOUTH

Some homeless include juveniles who have been abandoned and are vulnerable and simply need a helping hand. On any given night there are 40,799 homeless youth.

Families with Children

Individuals with Disabilities

Veterans

Youth

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness”

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Source

Above stats sourced from the National Alliance to End Homelessness, a nonpartisan organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.

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