Global stratification can vary in types of people and in different countries around the world. Some call it slums while we call it poverty it's all the same and that number is growing every year.

Global stratification can vary in types of people and in different countries around the world. Some call it slums while we call it poverty it's all the same and that number is growing every year.

Incredible, Uplifting Use for Old Plastic Bags: Sleeping Mats for the Homeless - With a link to instructions.

Incredible, Uplifting Use for Old Plastic Bags: Sleeping Mats for the Homeless

Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada.  What we know about youth homelessness and how our responses are failing them. via The Homeless Hub

Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada. What we know about youth homelessness and how our responses are failing them. via The Homeless Hub

What’s your recycling goal for this week?  Nampak Bevcan recycles cans in South Africa....and regularly advertises the work it's doing through the Collect-a-Can initiative through Supermarket & Retailer (Check out the inside back cover of our October issue: http://www.supermarket.co.za/flipbooks/Supermarket_Retailer/October%202012/index.html)

What’s your recycling goal for this week? Nampak Bevcan recycles cans in South Africa....and regularly advertises the work it's doing through the Collect-a-Can initiative through Supermarket & Retailer (Check out the inside back cover of our October issue: http://www.supermarket.co.za/flipbooks/Supermarket_Retailer/October%202012/index.html)

Foster care can provide free or almost free adoption. Here's 5 reasons to consider foster care.

5 Reasons to Consider Foster Care

Foster care can provide free or almost free adoption. Here's 5 reasons to consider foster care.

Why are so many people homeless? Check out our 10 Causes of Homelessness infographic to learn some of the most common triggers.   As National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week continues, please repin this infographic to continue spreading the word. Thank you!

Why are so many people homeless? Check out our 10 Causes of Homelessness infographic to learn some of the most common triggers. As National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week continues, please repin this infographic to continue spreading the word. Thank you!

One of the major challenges facing veterans is homelessness. Of the 636,017 homeless people in the United States, 67,495 are veterans. Veterans are twice as likely to become chronically homeless as other Americans. This is due, in part, to veterans’ heightened risk of unemployment, foreclosure and poverty.

One of the major challenges facing veterans is homelessness. Of the 636,017 homeless people in the United States, 67,495 are veterans. Veterans are twice as likely to become chronically homeless as other Americans. This is due, in part, to veterans’ heightened risk of unemployment, foreclosure and poverty.

National Coalition for the Homeless fact sheets: http://www.nationalhomeless.org/factsheets/index.html

National Coalition for the Homeless fact sheets: http://www.nationalhomeless.org/factsheets/index.html

What is the definition of homelessness?    Different definitions of homelessness are used in different contexts. Generally, homelessness is defined as a person who "lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence.

What is the definition of homelessness? Different definitions of homelessness are used in different contexts. Generally, homelessness is defined as a person who "lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence.

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