A Cry for Help in Florida #fb

Okay, This child is on the verge of homelessness and needs you.  I have found the most depressing web site in the world – but it exemplifies all that I know about the people who are trying to avoid and survive homelessness. The literacy Skills, Relationship Issues, and overall need are very indicative of what IContinue reading “A Cry for Help in Florida #fb”

Living at a Shelter is Driving me crazy

An account by a client: “We are in shelter that moves us to a new church each week. Right now there are four families and we have to be up and showered and out the door by 7 o’clock every morning.  I am so tired because I have been up since 4 this morning. TheContinue reading “Living at a Shelter is Driving me crazy”

Homeless as Portrayed in the movies

I can’t find any movie character that resembles the homeless I see every day. I  need help with this list because I usually avoid movies where anyone is homeless – I am missing the , The Fisher King, and what else….? * Title: City Lights (1931, Playhouse). * Character: Little Tramp Charlie Chaplin sacrifices life and limb toContinue reading “Homeless as Portrayed in the movies”

Why reading to homeless kids is a Must Do

Only 1/3rd of Homeless Children read at their grade level. – I meet with their parents every day – Reading is a skill easily lost in the family and needed for financial success “Who is homeless: The National Center on Family Homelessness released a report that estimates one in every 50 American children was homeless betweenContinue reading “Why reading to homeless kids is a Must Do”

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