What Can Be Done
Homeless: The homeless people must keep trying to get out of poverty. They must keep fighting and trying to get a job.
Community: The community can hold fund raisers that donate all the earnings to help the homeless people in the community.
James was living with his mom until drugs and other family conflicts forced him out. He then couch surfed with relatives, and even relocated out of town for a bit. James returned to Chicago he was sleeping outside. He then found a second family at La Case Norte, a youth organization in Chicago and has been getting his feet back under him ever since.
DeShay was in college, and because a freak accident and all his stuff being stolen, he moved back in with his mom. That living situation was 15 people living in a one-bedroom apartment. DeShay then started to go house to house couch surfing. He is in a homeless shelter, and has dreams of becoming a bio-medial engineer, and because of your support of Virgin Mobile’s RE*Generation House.
He has been homeless for a few years, and says he won’t go into shelters because he doesn't feel safe. After Joe lost his income, and then his apartment, sleeping outside became his only choice.