Habitat new trier class 2012

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

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Habitat new trier class 2012

  1. 1. Habitat For Humanity Lake County New Trier High School
  2. 2. <ul><li>What will you build? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Homelessness in the United States <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>(Homelessness in the United States of America. Prepared by the National Alliance to End Homelessness.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Homelessness in Illinois <ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Homelessness in Lake County <ul><li>In Lake County Illinois 439 people met the definition of homeless. 218 were members of a family and 221 were individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>45.3% were female; 54.7% were male </li></ul><ul><li>30.3% were children under the age of 18 </li></ul><ul><li>79.3% of those children were under the age of 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 3% were over the age of 60 </li></ul><ul><li>17.6% were veterans </li></ul><ul><li>20.8% had a disability that limited their ability to live alone </li></ul><ul><li>25.2% were victims of domestic violence </li></ul>
  6. 6. Background Information <ul><li>Founded in 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>Build almost 150 homes in Lake County </li></ul><ul><li>New Trier has funded 11 homes since 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>New Trier has funded more homes than any other school!!!!! </li></ul>
  7. 7. What Have You Really Done? <ul><li>11 houses have served 11 families </li></ul><ul><li>11 families includes 39 people </li></ul><ul><li>39 people have spent a total of 45 years in Habitat homes. </li></ul><ul><li>You have provided 72,635 nights of shelter to people living in Lake County. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 930 Wadsworth-Smith Family
  9. 9. 2205 Kemble-Parker Family
  10. 10. 2125 Lewis-Morales Family
  11. 11. 2115 Lewis-Herring Family
  12. 12. 1383 Carter Court-Peterson-Perry Family
  13. 13. 2527 Dugdale-Scott Family
  14. 14. 1712 11 th Street-Bryant Family
  15. 15. 1657 11 th Court-Lezine-Finley Family
  16. 16. 1630 11 th Court-Nix Family
  17. 17. 1642 11 th Court-Rivera-Garcia Family
  18. 18. 626 Ash Street- Triplett Family

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