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Positive impact of the New Trier High School Habitat for Humanity Project.

Positive impact of the New Trier High School Habitat for Humanity Project.

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  • 1. Habitat For Humanity Lake County New Trier High School
  • 2.
    • What will you build?
  • 3. Homelessness in the United States
    • On any given night, approximately 750,000 men, women, and children are homeless in the US. * 56% are living in shelters and transitional housing, while 44% are unsheltered. * 59% are single adults and 41% are persons living in families. * 98,452 are homeless families * 23% are chronically homeless according to HUD’s definition. ( Over the course of a year, between 2.5 and 3.5 million people will live either on the streets or in an emergency shelter.
    • (Homelessness in the United States of America. Prepared by the National Alliance to End Homelessness.)
  • 4. Homelessness in Illinois
    • Based on the January 2011 National Alliance to End Homelessness State of Homelessness report, an estimated 14,055 people experience homelessness each night in Illinois. * 84% were living in shelters and transitional housing, while 16% were unsheltered. * 53% were single adults and 47% were persons living in families. * 16% were chronically homeless
  • 5. Homelessness in Lake County
    • In Lake County Illinois 439 people met the definition of homeless. 218 were members of a family and 221 were individuals.
    • 45.3% were female; 54.7% were male
    • 30.3% were children under the age of 18
    • 79.3% of those children were under the age of 12
    • Nearly 3% were over the age of 60
    • 17.6% were veterans
    • 20.8% had a disability that limited their ability to live alone
    • 25.2% were victims of domestic violence
  • 6. Background Information
    • Founded in 1989
    • Build almost 150 homes in Lake County
    • New Trier has funded 11 homes since 2001
    • New Trier has funded more homes than any other school!!!!!
  • 7. What Have You Really Done?
    • 11 houses have served 11 families
    • 11 families includes 39 people
    • 39 people have spent a total of 45 years in Habitat homes.
    • You have provided 72,635 nights of shelter to people living in Lake County.
  • 8. 930 Wadsworth-Smith Family
  • 9. 2205 Kemble-Parker Family
  • 10. 2125 Lewis-Morales Family
  • 11. 2115 Lewis-Herring Family
  • 12. 1383 Carter Court-Peterson-Perry Family
  • 13. 2527 Dugdale-Scott Family
  • 14. 1712 11 th Street-Bryant Family
  • 15. 1657 11 th Court-Lezine-Finley Family
  • 16. 1630 11 th Court-Nix Family
  • 17. 1642 11 th Court-Rivera-Garcia Family
  • 18. 626 Ash Street- Triplett Family

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