National Coalition for the Homeless: A national advocacy network committed to "ending homelessness". Provides facts about homelessness, references to research materials, a directory to homeless/housing organizations, the NCH newsletter and calendar, and information about legislation and policy.
10 Facts About Homelessness Fact 2: One quarter of homeless people are children. HUD reports that on any given night, over 138,000 of the homeless in the U.S. are children under the age of 18. Thousands of these homeless children are unaccompanied, according to HUD.... WWW.HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
Incredible, Uplifting Use for Old Plastic Bags: Sleeping Mats for the Homeless
Your old plastic grocery bags could be helping someone. Every week, volunteers at Faith Westwood United Methodist Church in Omaha, Neb., turn thousands of plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless.