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Rethink Homelessness is just that….helping the community rethink who the homeless really are. Many are surprised to learn that 80% of our community’s homeless are families and children. Most of those families impacted were getting by just fine and one event led to their homelessness – perhaps a job loss or health situation.

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Cardboard Stories | Homeless in Orlando

#RethinkHomelessness asked our #homeless friends to write down a fact about themselves that other people wouldn't know just by walking past them. Their answers may surprise you. https://twitter.com/RethinkHomeless https://www.facebook.com/RethinkHomelessness https://plus.google.com/u/1/b/107630303439051253332/107630303439051253332/posts http://instagram.com/rethinkhomeless To contact Rethink Homelessness, including media & interview inquiries, please email us at: Ally@impacthomelessness.org Cover by: Tanner Patrick This content is subject to Copyright Laws. Please contact for usage permissions & terms.

3 Guys, 2 Blocks, 1 Day - How Many Homeless Will We Encounter?

A documentary from Rethink Homelessness. Have you ever wondered if the homeless problem is real in the Central #Florida community? Watch this new video and see how many #homeless people our 3 guys encounter in just a few hours. #rethinkhomelessness #peoplecount https://twitter.com/RethinkHomeless https://www.facebook.com/RethinkHomelessness https://plus.google.com/u/1/b/107630303439051253332/107630303439051253332/posts http://instagram.com/rethinkhomeless

Rethink Homelessness Real Stories: Yanisa - HeARTS For Your Cause

Yanisa is a survivor. She has survived domestic violence and homelessness and thrived through her art. #RethinkHomelessness asked our #homeless friends to write down a fact about themselves that other people wouldn't know just by walking past them. Their answers may surprise you. https://twitter.com/RethinkHomeless https://www.facebook.com/RethinkHomelessness https://plus.google.com/u/1/b/107630303439051253332/107630303439051253332/posts http://instagram.com/rethinkhomeless

The Homelessness Blog

Real Lives, Real Stories: Antonio

Posted by Matt Kenyon - 1.27.14
Antonio was a former deli owner in Pennsylvania expecting to be enjoying the fruits of a successful career. Instead, he sat hopelessly on a bench with no home or foreseeable future.

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Real Lives, Real Stories: Joshua

Posted by Matt Kenyon - 1.20.14
For most of us, poor economic downturn simply means falling back into the safety nets of a familial support system. The homeless aren't so lucky.

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