Hope for the Helpless
Helping the Homeless People of Waco, Texas // GROUP ONE
"A society will be judged by how it treats its' weakest members." -Harry Truman
As a group, we have decided that a major issue in the city of Waco is homelessness. On every corner, you can see someone without a place to rest their head and feeling helpless. In Waco, there are an estimated amount of 600 homeless people, with half of them being war veterans. A lot of solutions have been posed, but without getting down to the root cause of the issue, it cannot be solved. We believe that the root issue is that people are without money, because they are without a job, because they are not equipped with the skills to have a job. Our group is out to help be apart of the solution.
What We Learned
Camden: Homelessness in Waco is twice the amount it is in America.
Erin: I learned that 600 people in Waco are homeless. Half of that amount, are our Nation's veterans.
Adelaide: I learned that there are 35% of homeless people in Waco and 15% in the Nation.
Abigail: People are homeless often because of abuse and a lack of education.
Hannah: 35% of people in Waco are homeless.
JD: Homeless people don't need money, they need help.
Reggie: I learned that we need to give homeless people a better life.
John Will: I learned that most of the Waco homeless people are Veterans.
Resources We Used