Monthly Archives August 2015

Consider Donating Your Unused Clothes to Charity

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The United States, despite being the wealthiest country in the world, has a serious homelessness problem. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, there are a little shy of 600,000 homeless people in the country — a quarter of whom are children. These men, women, and children represent some of the most helpless and vulnerable members of our society. They’ve fallen on hard times and for various reasons are unable to help themselves. Of the 600,000 or so homeless people on the streets, approximately 50,000 are military veterans, many of whom (much like in the general homeless population itself) have mental illnesses.

What is perhaps more distressing than the homelessness issue is the response by the rest of the public...

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