By: Rachel Ryan♥
People who do not have a home are much more likely to develop a health problem.
Homelessness is continuing to increase especially due to recent economic downturns.
People that are homeless don't have access to the medical care or treatments that are needed to survive.
# of people that are homeless
There are more than 550, 000 people that are homeless in the United States. One-fourth of them are children younger than 18. The number of homeless people continues to rise each day.
how you can help the homeless
There are many simple things that you can do to help the homeless. You can donate money, items, food, volunteer at a local shelter, and many other things that could help change their life.