- Written by David M Peterson
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Little Caesars Pizza arrived on time yesterday with pizza for everybody.
The serving hours were from 4:30 PM to 5:40 PM and in that time 160 people received two large slices of pizza. To compliment the pizza the mission served potatoe salad and green salad. All was served in take out containers and paper plates to minimize the amount of cleanup needed when the event ended.
We want to praise and thank God for making this event such a success and also thank Little Caesars for there compassion in feeding the poor and hungry of our area.
Getting to know our clients
Because many of our clients become homeless due to mental or physical issues, counseling is often required.
Hours of Operation
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 through Friday 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM -- 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Give Away Room Hours:
Monday through Friday 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM & 12:30 PM to 3:00 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