November 2015

Home Start: Social Enterprise and National Runaway & Homeless Youth Prevention Month

Nov
2
2015

Between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away in a year. If all of these young people lived in one city, it would be the fifth largest city in the United States. These numbers are unacceptable, particularly when you consider the fact that many of these young people will end up on the streets. By supporting Home Start and shopping at our Thrift Boutique, you are showing San Diego’s homeless youth that they are not invisible and they are NOT alone.

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Invisible Neighbors

Nov
1
2015

– These are the homeless in our city.

There were 8,742 homeless men, women and children counted on the streets of San Diego this year – these are the homeless folks we can see. What about those we can’t see or who are visible during the day on the street corners, but disappear into the night into a car, or a friend’s couch, or under a bridge. We call them our ‘Invisible Neighbors’. …

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