NATIONAL HUNGER & HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS WEEK

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness week is NOVEMBER 11-19, 2017

https://hhweek.org/

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. Participating groups spend the week holding a series of educational, service, fundraising, and advocacy events.

Read More from the National Coalition for the Homeless.

 

In the United States
Many Americans are living on the edge, forced to choose between basic necessities like purchasing food, paying rent, or going to the doctor.
43.1 million
Americans live below the poverty level
549,000
Americans are homeless on a typical night
42 million
Americans are at risk of suffering from hunger
1 in 5
children in the U.S. live in poverty