Today there are 1,750,000 homeless people in America. Of those, 28% do not get enough to eat on a daily basis. The average income of homeless Americans is $348 a month.
Reasons that people become homeless include a lack of affordable housing, lack of employment opportunity, lack of affordable healthcare, domestic violence, mental illness, and addiction related issues.
25% of homeless Americans are employed. Homelessness can happen to anyone.
This week, think about what you or your church can do to help those who are less fortunate. Pray for God to show you opportunities where a difference can b made in your community. Pray for God to give you opportunities to make a difference in the life of someone who is less fortunate.
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