Nearly 55 percent of Florida’s homeless population are children who are either living in or near poverty, or in households that are one missed paycheck or lost job away from not being able to meet basic needs. With 20% of Florida children actually living in poverty, Florida ranks in the bottom 15 states (35th in the nation). The majority of these children (71%) are Black or Latino . Children living in poverty are more vulnerable to low academic achievement, dropping out of school, abuse and neglect, behavioral and socioemotional problems, physical health problems, and developmental delays.

According to the Federal Reserve, 41% of adults nationwide would be unable to pay for an unexpected $400 emergency expense. Altogether, one-third of adults are either unable to pay their bills or are one modest financial setback away from financial hardship.​

Here are the 10 states with the most homeless people:

California (151,278)

New York (92,091)

Florida (28,328)

Texas (25,848)

Washington (21,577)

Massachusetts (18,471)

Oregon (15,876)

Pennsylvania (13,199)

Georgia (10,443)

Ohio (10,345)

Thank you to our partners who continue to help us serve our community 

29% of our population is our Homeless youth

H2R Success Story: Single mother was with an infant was in our office crying about having a car seat for her infant baby, The next day our organization was able to give her a new seat with the help of one of our Amazing donors she was able to have a infant seat for her baby. 

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