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HELP PREVENT HOMELESSNESS IN ILLINOIS

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100% of profits

go toward Homelessness prevention and assistance programs in Illinois.

Over $3.3 million

raised so far.


Change starts with knowledge

Learn more about Homelessness prevention and assistance programs in Illinois and how this

ticket can help make a difference.

Homelessness Across Illinois

As of January 2020, Illinois had an estimated 10,431 experiencing homelessness on any given day.

Families & Veterans Affected

Of the individuals experiencing homelessness 1,063 were from family households, 736 were Veterans, 671 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 2,305 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Our Children in Need

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 54,237 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 337 students were unsheltered, 5,093 were in shelters, 2,217 were in hotels/motels, and 42,647 were doubled up.

Providing Homes in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Human Services served 8955 families in their Emergency and Transitional Housing program, 2337 households in the Homeless Prevention Program, and 6820 in our Supportive Housing Program.

 

Illinois Department of Human Services

To learn more about homelessness prevention and assistance programs visit the Illinois Department of Human Services.

 

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