Every Child Deserves a Home
You Have Always Had a Shelter Under Your Head... What About the Other Children?
39% of children under 18 years of age are the homeless population of the United States. 42% were younger than age 5.
Stats from Safe Horizon
Why Don't Children Have Homes?
These children are homeless because of their parents. Their parents engage substance abuse or have mental health problems, if there is child abuse or neglect in the home, if the family has been homeless previously. Also "A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services study found that 46% of homeless youth escaped a home where they suffered physical abuse, while 17% left because of sexual abuse" Safehorizon.
Homeless children in America
How You Can Help?
You can donate money to Unicef.