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Hunger hurts

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  • 1. Hunger Hurts
  • 2. Statistics According to the Emergency Services andHomeless Coalition of Jacksonville (ESHC)annual census and survey which measure thenumber and needs of homeless individuals inDuval County conducted on January 12,2012:Demographic Characteristics of homeless: 69.7 percent of homeless were male Mean age was 40 years Six percent were Hispanic / Latino
  • 3. Statistics Total counted: 2,861 adults and children homeless in Jacksonville Duval County: 2,533 Beaches: 72 Clay County: 244 Nassau County: 84 This is a 31.4 percent decrease from the previous point-in-time count Education and Employment of homeless: Almost two-thirds (61.3 percent) of the survey participants had a highschool diploma/equivalency or higher Ten percent of the survey respondents were employed
  • 4. StatisticsOther Life Experiences Fourteen percent of the homeless individuals had served in the USmilitary One out of ten of the United Way and survey participants hadbeen in foster care One-fifth of the United Way and survey participants identifiedthemselves as a survivor or victim of domestic violenceHealth Over half (56.4 percent) of the United Way and surveyparticipants claimed to have at least one disabling condition Over half (56.1 percent) of the survey participants believed theywere at least in “good” healthAssessment of Needs Top 3 needs identified: Housing/Shelter – 70.6 percent Job – 45.4 percent Medical – 33.7 percent Food/Meals – 29.1 percent
  • 5. Objectives Raise awareness of homeless inJacksonville Raise money for Hunger Hurts Host Hunger Hurts Outreach Eventdowntown at the Landing to helpenhance the community
  • 6. Strategies Use commercial to appeal to all viewers Show on local news stations Upload to YouTube Reach the younger generation (20’s-30’s) Facebook page for Hunger Hurts Twitter page for Hunger Hurts Allow for volunteer hours to be accredited forcollege Include homeless community Advertise to the various homeless shelters aboutour Outreach event Distribute wrist bands in homeless shelters
  • 7. Evaluate Keep a number count (persons) at theHunger Hurts Outreach Send out surveys on Facebook toevaluate the event Evaluate the money raised at event How many hits our commercial receivedon YouTube