posted on Dec, 13 2013 @ 03:54 PM
I find this so disgusting! I know hard working people that have lost their homes. I to have been fighting foreclosure!
We give other countries billions and billions of dollars and we can't take care of own
Homelessness and hunger are spreading across America, according to a new survey. America’s homeless are not just the mentally ill or drug addicts.
They are college graduates, veterans returning from the war, and middle class families who have fallen on hard times.
U.S. cities like Greenville, S.C. are experiencing rapid growth of new homeless communities forming as the economy takes another downturn. Those who
cannot find new homes can find shelter in a “Tent City,” a community of homeless people who live in tents and makeshift homes made from tarps.
These new “tribes” can be found throughout the city, under bridges and in nearby woods. For many, Tent Cities have become America’s new
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It's happening in cities by me...not enough homeless shelters.
Hunger 'games' set to worsen with homelessness on the rise across America, survey says!
Homelessness and hunger are spreading across America, according to a survey which looked at 25 big cities, including LA, San Francisco, Chicago,
Boston and Washington; 21 percent of the demand for food assistance hasn’t been met during the past year.
Last year's national poverty rate of 15 percent hovered near the Great Recession’s staggering record of 15 percent, according to the Census Bureau.
Although the US stock market has surpassed its pre-recession high, poor residents of some major American cities have not gained from the country's
economic wins, the new report has shown. The number of people in the poverty trap went up from 46.2 million in 2011 to 46.5 million in 2012. These
figures remained slightly changed from 2010 when the number of poor people reached the highest level in the more than half-century that poverty
estimates have been published. The poverty rate in 2012 was 2.5 percentage points higher than that reported in 2007, the year before the economic
Over 80 percent of US cities reported that req
This is not just happening in major cities but smaller ones.
Twice a week my daughter who is a freshman at the university of New Haven helps feed the poor and homeless in New haven CT. what's great is the
school supplies the food to give back to the community.
I asked her how I could help" can't do a lot I don't have any cash to spare" so I asked her I have coats, blankets ect. She marked thanks Dad we
get enough that stuff what we really need is socks.
So I am setting up boxes at stores to collect sox.
I have my problems but there is always someone out their worst off than me.