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Last evening, Thursday, Sept. 27, the Marine Corps League Central Maine Detachment 810 Auburn Maine presented me with a $500 check for Hope Haven. These funds come from the "Marine Rose" fund-raising program which are to be used specifically to help veterans and includes help for charitable efforts by veterans. I am also a member of this same MCL Det. and am a Past Commandant. We're thankful to our Lord for the Det's generosity.
Getting to know our clients
Because many of our clients become homeless due to mental or physical issues, counseling is often required.
Our Immediate Needs
We currently need, Warm Winter Clothing, Paper Products (Paper Towels, Napkins, Toilet Paper), Food donations, Dryers, Kids clothes, Hygiene Products, Clear 1 Gallon Twist Tie Bags (Not Zip Lock)
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43% of the Homeless Population are Women
The National Coalition for the Homeless has estimated that out of the homeless population, at least 43 percent are women.
These homeless women are mostly single mothers with children, women whose families’ wage earner has lost his/her job and women who run away from home to escape domestic abuse. In the last decade, the National Coalition for the Homeless has seen an increasing number of women who were rendered homeless due to...
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Monday thru Saturday: 5:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M Sunday: 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Daily Breakfast: 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM
Monday - Saturday Supper: 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Sunday Supper: 2:30 PM
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM -- 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
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Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM & 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Facts you should know
Up to 2 Million People Are Homeless At Any Given Time
44 Percent Of The Homeless Are Single Men - Single Women Make Up 13 Percent - Families With Children Are 36 Percent - Unaccompanied Minors Account For 7 Percent.
50 Percent Of The Homeless Are African-American, 35 Percent Are White, 12 Percent Are Hispanic, 2 Percent Are Native American And 1 Percent Is Asian.
The Average Income For A Homeless Individual Was $348 During The Last 30 Days, That's About 51 Percent Of The 1996 Federal Poverty Level of $680/Month For One Person.
44 Percent Did Paid Work During The Past Month.
7 Percent Of The Homeless Population Have Been Sexually Assaulted.
3.5 Million People (1.35 Million Of Which Are Children) Will Experience Homelessness In A Given Year.
Children Under The Age Of 18 Account For 39% Of The Homeless Population. 42% Of These Are Under The Age Of 5.
22% Of Homeless Women Claim Domestic Abuse As Reason For Their Homelessness.
Facts gathered from grabstats.com