Homelessness in raleigh

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Homelessness in raleigh:

Homelessness in raleigh Ways to Fighting homelessness in the Oak city

Your presenter:

Your presenter Ihab Asfari Raleigh resident since 1993 Social activist Strong ties to nonprofit organizations Advocate for social justice

Sources and causes of homelessness -substance abuse - Mental illness -victims of domestic violence -persons with AIDS -Escaped children under 18 http://vlcnc-cares.org:

Sources and causes of homelessness -substance abuse - Mental illness -victims of domestic violence -persons with AIDS -Escaped children under 18 http://vlcnc-cares.org

The numbers and statistics:

The numbers and statistics Around 4000 homeless in Raleigh One in six are one paycheck away from disaster One in four homeless is mentally ill, mostly PTSD More than half the homeless women are victims of domestic abuse 2,736 1  Wake County Public School students are homeless

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83 percent of homeless children are exposed to violence 1 More than 800 men, women and children face Raleigh’s winter nights without shelter Almost 1 in 12 Wake County residents have sheltered someone who might otherwise be homeless 62,295 local neighbors live in poverty – more and more are families Life expectancy on the streets is less than 46 years Raleigh’s rescue mission

We offer Homeless people the chance to change their lives hungryforgodsword@gmail.com:

We offer Homeless people the chance to change their lives hungryforgodsword@gmail.com Our Mission The way to do it

Rehab, training, and job placement :

Rehab, training, and job placement That’s our mission We need your help to get the job done and end homelessness

Placement and training:

Placement and training Our Facilities are vast and accommodating. Our Facilities are equipped with the latest training equipment We offer training and shelter until the person is ready and able to stand on his/her own feet Men and women are trained according to own talents and abilities Job placement is offered after training is completed

Pics from our facilities :

Pics from our facilities

How can you help:

How can you help Financially, We need money to sustain our mission Volunteers, the majority of our staff are volunteers, but we also have paid employees Ideas and suggestions Jobs for our trained graduates Thank you

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