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Kids Without Homes. A Presentation for [name of campus organization]. Contact Information. Homeless Education Liaison. Name: Office Phone: Other Phone: Email:. Discussion Overview. Kids without homes in our community. Ways in which you can make a difference.

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Kids Without Homes

A Presentation

for

[name of campusorganization]

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Contact Information

Homeless Education Liaison

  • Name:
  • Office Phone:
  • Other Phone:
  • Email:
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Discussion Overview

  • Kids without homes in our community
  • Ways in which you can make a difference
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Did you know . . .

More than 25 million Americans, including

nearly

9million

children

receive emergency food assistance each

year from America\'s Second Harvest, a national food bank network of charitable agencies

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Did you know . . .

About 70 percent of the clients seeking emergency food assistance are living below the federal poverty line . . .

Nearly 40 percent have at least one working adult in their “household”

who is homeless
Who is homeless?

Federal and state laws say that young people who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence are homeless

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Your efforts spread

the

Light

of

Hope

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Service Opportunities

  • providing school supplies
  • sponsoring a book drive for kids
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Service Opportunities

  • coordinating a food drive
  • conducting a clothing drive
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Service Opportunities

  • providing cleaning products and personal care items
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Service Opportunities

  • collecting household items, such as lamps and small bookcases
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Service Opportunities

  • raising funds for needed items by organizing . . .

-- a car wash

-- a bake sale, or

-- a garage / yard sale

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Service Opportunities

  • arranging transportation to and from health care appointments
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Service Opportunities

  • organizing a drive for stuffed animals and toys
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Service Opportunities

  • planting a tree at a homeless shelter
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Service Opportunities

  • offering use of your phone for local or long distance calls (which often have free weekend calls or a flat monthly rate)
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Service Opportunities

  • home-building with Habitat for Humanity

www.habitat.org

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Service Opportunities

  • teaching kids how to play board games
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Service Opportunities

  • sponsoring a benefit walk or run
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Service Opportunities

  • enjoying outdoor activities together
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Service Opportunities

  • preparing / serving a holiday meal
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Service Opportunities

  • organizing a holiday party
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Ongoing Opportunities

  • food closet / food pantry
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Ongoing Opportunities

  • meals served on regularly scheduled days / times
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Ongoing Opportunities

  • kids helping kids
  • mentoring
  • tutoring
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Collaboration

When exploring serviceoptions, consider theadvantages of collaboration

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Collaboration

For example,consider local collaborations with:

  • Other campus organizations
  • Local businesses
  • Homeless shelters
  • Civic groups
  • Religious congregations
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Contact Information

Homeless Education Liaison

  • Name:
  • Office Phone:
  • Other Phone:
  • Email:
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