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By the Numbers









Thanks to your support and charity, last school year we  have managed to REDUCE the number of homeless children in Seminole County by 11.5%.

With your continuing participation, FIT and its partnering organizations will keep the dream of reducing homelessness in Seminole County alive.   

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> 2,001 The number of homeless students in Seminole County Public Schools (as of 6/2014)
> 32.4 The average number of homeless students in each school
> 23% of Florida's children under 18 are living in poverty
> 1.6 million The approximate number of homeless children in the United States every year
> 1 in 4 children does not have access to nutritional food on a daily basis
> 2-3 The average number of times a homeless child moves each year
> 3x Homeless children are three times more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
> 21% of homeless children become homeless adults.


 
 
What is the best way to prevent homeless children from becoming homeless adults?
Education!
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For more information, check out the 60 Minutes Special, "Homeless Children: the Hard Times Generation." Scott Pelley's in-depth examination explores the crisis of homeless children in Seminole County Public Schools, the youngest victims of these recent tough times.


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