29 Dec '14, 1pm


Homeless in America: 1 in 4 are Vets Associated Press | November 08, 2007 WASHINGTON - Veterans make up one in four homeless people in the United States, though they are only 11 percent of the general adult population, according to a report released Nov. 8. And homelessness is not just a problem among middle-age and elderly veterans. Younger veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan are trickling into shelters and soup kitchens seeking services, treatment or help with finding a job. Video: After Service, Vets Battle Homelessness The Veterans Affairs Department has identified 1,500 homeless veterans from the current wars and says 400 of them have participated in its programs specifically targeting homelessness. The Alliance to End Homelessness, a public education nonprofit, based the findings of its report on numbers from Veterans Affairs and the Census Bureau. 2005 data estimated...

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9 ways you can help the homeless

9 ways you can help the homeless

mnn.com 03 Jan '15, 5pm

If you are one of the lucky ones, the world of a homeless person is completely foreign from your own. But without the supp...