Children without homes share their pain

homeless children
homeless children

The heartbreak of homelessness is keenly felt by anyone without shelter. But, when children lose their family home, the heartbreak is particularly tragic.

The 60 MinutesĀ segment –“Hard Times Generation–Homeless Kids”–documents the rise of homelessness in our nation. Originally airing in March, the segment that focuses on homeless families in Florida reran yesterday, and you can watch it here:
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK_RnxYdrqU?rel=0]

But the situation is by no means unique to that area of the country.

At HMHI, we’ve been sheltering children for over 20 years. Economic times are even more difficult now than when we started, but–with your help–we continue to help families right here in Iowa.

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