There are over 500,000 homeless people in America, and according to Housing and Urban Development, (HUD) 2017 report over 194,000 Americans will be sleeping on the street tonight.
Julie is the executive director for and organization in Stark County Ohio That takes people off the street and puts them into their own place is trying to combat those numbers. Is it working? Are those numbers going down?
What can you do when you see someone standing on the corner begging for money? Contact your local housing agency and let them know where you saw them, so they can outreach to them. Giving them money may not be the right solution.
To learn more: https://ican-inc.org/