THE NEED

Health experts report that even a 2-degree drop in body temperature results in reduced heart rate, loss of coordination, and confusion. Adults cannot work effectively and children find it difficult to learn. For most, a warm coat solves the problem. But, for the nearly 15% of Americans living in poverty, a warm winter coat is a budget “extra.”

Sound   Listen to the stories of those in need.

FAMILIES

Mini FamilyFamilies with children make up 35% of the US homeless population. 

“I have two children, we are currently in a homeless shelter…” Hear mom’s request

 

CHILDREN

Mini Child

One in five children is living in poverty.

“Today, it is freezing and we have students coming to school in tee shirts…”  Hear this teacher’s plea.

 

HOMELESS

Mini Homeless 2.jpg3.5 million people experience homelessness each year.

“I am so grateful for the help I received…” Hear her story.

SENIORS

Mini Senior

15% of seniors live in poverty.

“Our residents have to share coats, can you help…” Hear this worker’s request.

 

YOU CAN HELP