According to the US Department of Veteran Affairs, more than 15% of homeless adults are veterans. A disturbing reality faced by the men and women who risked their lives to grant us with the freedoms we enjoy everyday.
One of the major challenges facing veterans is homelessness. Of the 636,017 homeless people in the United States, 67,495 are veterans. Veterans are twice as likely to become chronically homeless as other Americans. This is due, in part, to veterans’ heightened risk of unemployment, foreclosure and poverty.
Ever Wondered What To Say To A Homeless Person? Here Are 5 Things to Say And 5 Things Not to Say. Read more: http://nationswell.com/homeless-america-5-things-to-say/#ixzz3E6cfsZQg The right words can make a big difference when talking to someone living on the streets.