Homelessness

The World Outside Your Door

What is homelessness?

Homelessness is an epidemic affecting millions of people all around the globe. Over 610,042 people are homeless in the United States alone as of 2013. Over 1/4 of all homeless people are under the age of 18.

What can YOU do to help?

Join an organization! If you see someone that is homeless, offer to help them find a job or finding the nearest shelter. These people are stuck on the streets, how does this make you feel? Do something to help the people that are less fortunate!

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Miller, Claire Cain. "Fighting Homelessness, One Smartphone at a Time." The New York Times. The New York Times, 14 Apr. 2015. Web. 14 Apr. 2015.

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