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Ways on Helping the Homeless

Here's a crazy statistic: According to the US Interagency Council on Homelessness, there are over 500,000 people who are currently homeless in the United States. Click on the Homeless Shelter Directory for more info.

You cannot even fathom that many people without a home, living day-by-day with the compounding stresses involved with feeling like an outcast to society.

But the silver lining is that no action is too small to make a difference. This post is for those of you who want to lend a helping hand to the homeless and want to know the different ways you can make an impact on the homeless community. 

13 Essential Items You Never Thought to Donate to Those in Need

Helping Runaways and Those Suffering From Drug Abuse

Former Homeless People Share their Advice on the Best Way to Help the Homeless

The Ultimate Guide to Turning Your Home's Yard into a Community Garden

And for the animal lovers out there: 10 Incredible Ways To Help Homeless Animals Without Adopting Them

Remember, no one has become poor by giving. 

New Corporate Partner: Atayne

Youth Against Poverty is excited to announce our newest Corporate Partnership with Atayne! Atayne is a sports and outdoor apparel business that is rooted in making a positive impact in the community. All of their products are made in the United States out of 100% recycled material. Atayne also focuses on worker safety by not utilizing harmful chemicals in their manufacturing process. This Certified B Corporation sells active gear for men and women as well as custom products for specific events. We are looking forward to featuring social good company Atayne clothing in our pop-up charity store this August. Youth Against Poverty encourages all of our supporters to visit their website,

Changing Families Lives FOREVER!

Did you know that there are over 5,000 families with Children in San Francisco?

Did you know that there are only 3,000 registered, working, homeless families with children in San Francisco?

Did you know that $10,000 could provide full daycare for 70 at risk and impoverish children, ages 0-5, with daycare, hearing, dental, vision and proper education at Compass Children's Center?

Did you know that $2,500 could provide one month worth of hot nutritious and organic lunches for 42 preschoolers at Compass Children's Center located in the heart of the Tenderloin. 

We have two Goals to reach by Christmas.
1.The first goal is provide 3,000 homeless, working families with children with shoes.

2.The second goal is to raise another $10,000 for Compass Children's Center by the end of the year. 

This is our invitation for you to exercise your passion and love for humanity. Are you willing to help?

If yes, it's easy...

Do the following.

Tweet this message:
@converse & @shoebiz partnered to bring you these (image). Ask for these from @santa to help provide a child in need.

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