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What is Youth Homelessness?
Dates to Remember
National Missing Persons Day
Endangered Runaways make up a large percentage of missing persons cases .NCMEC defines an Endangered Runaway as a child under the age of 18 who is missing on his or her own accord and whose whereabouts are unknown to their parent or legal guardian. These children are highly vulnerable and can experience homelessness when they are missing. According to a recent report from Chapin Hall ,1 in 30 adolescent minors ages 13 to 17 endures some form of homelessness in a year.
Call 1-800-runaway for support and resources
National Toothache day
For those experiencing homelessness.:
We know Dental care is nearly impossible to maintain while on the streets. However try to prioritize saving some water to brush your teeth when you can. Make room in your pack to keep dental hygiene supplies .If you find yourself experiencing severe tooth pain try to make the time to address it.
Health care for the Homeless:(505) 982-4425
For those who do outreach: Consider handing out toothbrushes, toothpaste and travel sized mouth wash.
Random acts of
“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” (Mark Twain)
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” (Aesop)
“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” (Scott Adams)
“Kind words and actions can seem so small, but their effects are truly endless.” (Author Unknown)