HOMELESSNEss†††
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Homelessness Shelters! †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††A Walk For Homelessness!
†††WE NEED TO BUILD MORE HOMELESS SHELTERS BECAUSE REASERCH ††††††††††††††††††††† ††Friday April 22 , The south county Welcome house††
SHOWS PEOPLE THAT LACK PERMENENT OR STABLE RESIDENCEHAVE sponsored a walk to raise money and awareness. It is was a 10k walk
FEW OPTIONS OF A SHELTER BECAUSETHEY ARE ALL FILLED AND DONíT that began at the Peace Dale Congregational church at 9:00 am. This†††
HAVE ANY SPACE LEFT. IN JUST ONE STUDY ALONE, 12 OF 23 CITIES was a community event. You too can help by organizing a community
SURVEYED, HAD TO TURN DOWN PEOPLE BECAUSE THEY WERE FULL. event for the homeless.
FURTHERMORE, SIX OF THE SURVEYED CITIES STATED THAT AFTER THIS †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† HOMELESSNESS FACTS!
SURVEY WAS CONDUCTED THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO NEEDEED A 1: homeless persons live in or on camping grounds, trailer parks,
HOME CONTINUED TO INCREASE. hotels, and motels.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††The word 'Hobo' 2: 39% of homelessness is children under the of 18.
Some people think that the word Hobo is a nother word for homeless†† 3: on average, homeless people stay in a shelter for 5.7 months.
and use it in the wrong way, but really when you use it you are using 4: 22% of women become homelss because of domestic violence.
it in a doragitory way, though you may not mean it that way. The word 5: 34% of homeless are or were veterians who served
Hobo really means a doragitory word for a person wanders from place 6: 26% of homeless people have some type ofmental illness.
to place and usually does odd jobs for a living. 7: all homeless people do not fit into one general discription.
  8: affordable housing, adequate income, and health care are some
  basic needs shared by homeless people.
  9: most homeless single adults are males.
  10: people that live on streets and or live in shelters are homeless.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† THE WELCOME HOUSE!  
Linda is the manager for the Peace Dale welcome house. The welcome ††† How to help homelessness in your
House is the orange building behind the people. †††††††††††† Community!
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  specific. Now you have to wait and see if any one supports your cause.
Click Here for the Slide Show On your poster make sure you include dates(when it begins and ends).
  when your prouduct drive is over ask an adult to drive you and your
This page designed by Madeleine, Rafee, and Madison 2011 friends to the shelter along with your collecttion of prouducts.