Top 10 Homelessness Statistics by State

Top 10 Homelessness Statistics by State

Top 10 Homelessness Statistics by State       In the U.S., marginalized populations carry a disproportionately large burden of coronavirus infections and deaths. For a variety of reasons, including lack of access to health infrastructure, greater...
Polar Vortex Claims 21 Deaths

Polar Vortex Claims 21 Deaths

At least 21 people have died in one of the worst cold snaps to hit the US Midwest in decades.Ninety million people – a third of the US – have seen temperatures of 0°F or below. Some 250 million Americans overall have experienced the “polar...
Misconceptions of Homelessness

Misconceptions of Homelessness

At Backpacks for the Street, we feel strongly that homelessness does not define an individual. Before anything else, that person is a human being. A human with dreams. Skills. Compassion.While this is our stance, it’s undeniable that stereotypes about homelessness...

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