280 Corridor Feeds Lots of Hungry Kids

After local parents were arrested, social workers learned the household's two children had survived for 14 months only on food backpacks received at school. But this grave situation actually reflects an inspiring example of a community taking care of each other.


According to a study from the National Alliance to End Homelessness, on a single night in January 2015, about 560,000 people were homeless, meaning they were “sleeping outside or in an emergency shelter or transitional housing program.” Research conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration showed substance abuse is more common among the homeless than the general…