11 MYTHS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS
What do you really know about homelessness?
You’ve seen a homeless man or woman in your community. But how did they get there? Maybe you make assumptions about them… that they’re choosing to be homeless… that they’re lazy and just need to get a job… that they’re on drugs… that they’re mentally ill.
That’s why we were overjoyed to see this article in Vox on common myths and actual facts about why people are homeless. It’s such a good read that we just had to share it with you:
Here’s our challenge to you: Release your own generosity to those who are homeless. Know the facts and avoid the myths that often keep people who can really make a difference from stepping in. When you know more about why men and women are homeless, it’s impossible not to open your heart to them to help!
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