SOME BATTLE ADDICTIONS AND MENTAL
ILLNESS. -national coalition for the homeless 20-25% of single adult homeless population suffers from some form of severe and persistent mental illness.
SOME ARE DISPLACED BY WAR,
UNEMPLOYMENT, NATURAL DISASTERS, OVERCROWDING... GLOBALLY ESTIMATED, THERE ARE: -The National Law Center on Homelessness & poverty 20-40 million urban households that are homeless and as many as 1.3 billion people living in inadequate shelters because they cannot afford to do otherwise.
SHUNNED AND EVERYDAY THEY ARE
. David Pirtle formerly homeless “Most of the despair in being homeless comes from being treated like you don’t exist,”
“ -DAVID DUKE THE HOMELESS
WORLD CUP WAS THE ROPE THAT ALLOWED ME TO PULL MYSELF OUT OF A VERY DARK HOLE. IT HELPED ME AND NOW I CAN HELP OTHERS. WHEN HOMELESS PEOPLE SAY TO ME I CAN’T CHANGE, I SAY, YESYOUCAN. SO CAN YOU. I DID. STREET SOCCER scotland FOUNDER FORMER HOMELESS WORLD CUP PLAYER
6 MONTHS AFTER THE COPENHAGEN
2007 HOMELESS WORLD CUP: -copenhagen 2007 homeless world cup: impact research *71% HAVE SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGED THEIR LIFE *83% HAVE IMPROVED SOCIAL RELATIONS *32% WENT INTO EDUCATION *29% HAVE FOUND EMPLOYMENT *93% HAVE NEW MOTIVATION FOR LIFE *38% IMPROVED THEIR HOUSING SITUATION 25,000 PLAYERS PARTICIPATED IN TRAINING AND TRIALS FOR THE COPENHAGEN 2007 WORLD CUP FROM WHICH 381 PLAYERS WENT ON TO REPRESENT THEIR COUNTRY.
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