SERVing THE COMMUNITY
It's such a privilege to be able to create beautiful designs in homes. However, it's truly disheartening to see our housing crisis in such a fragile state. Could you imagine not having a home?
Just let that sink in.
As a member of the home industry, I believe it is my duty to serve and work to end homelessness. Will you join me? Below, I will be highlighting wonderful organizations and opportunities to serve and contribute in various ways within the housing community.
“How can I work in the home industry and avoid the homelessness crisis in the world?”
580,466 people experienced homelessness across the United States.
Homelessness has increased in the last four consecutive years.
POC are significantly over-represented among people experiencing homelessness.
171,575 people in families with children who experienced homelessness on a single night.
On a single night, 37,252 veterans were experiencing homelessness in the U.S.
housing is the solution to homelessness
Roof Above is a comprehensive homeless service provider serving 1,200 people per day through a spectrum of services ranging from street outreach, day services, emergency shelter, and permanent supportive housing.
help your neighbors
Furnish for Good connect well-loved home furnishings to underserved communities through an experience of empowerment. Rather than simply donating the items, Furnish for Good curates and showcases them so that recipients receive more than home furnishings – they receive self-respect and dignity.
So are you in?
When someone from our community moves into housing after experiencing long- term homelessness, they typically do not have the essential items needed to make their house a home. The basic items can help individual to easily transition into the next phase of their life.