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Profile of Homeless Youth in America

Each year, an estimated 4.2 million youth and young adults experience homelessness, of which 700,000 are unaccompanied minors, meaning they are not part of a family or accompanied by a parent or guardian. How did they get there and how do we get...

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Support Our 4th Annual StandUp & MOVE for Kids Event

GIVE BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY Throughout November, you can move homeless and at-risk youth towards a brighter future by joining our fundraiser or making a donation. Every dollar will go right to work, reimagining tomorrow for these kids. Join Our MOVEment JOIN NOW...

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Join Our Movement to End Youth Homelessness

Join Us this November for Our 4th Annual StandUp & MOVE! for Kids Event In three years, our event has attracted 557 participants, 814 donors, 33 sponsors, and raised $170,000! GET ALL THE DETAILS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8F3bmPDlXE The work we do...

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Back to School and Helping Our Youth Succeed

Opportunities to Build a Promising Future Like all young people, homeless and at-risk youth are excited and nervous about the new school year. They just want to do well and fit in, and worry about their hair, clothes and how they look. But they often face additional...

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StandUp for Kids PULSE News July 2023

StandUp for Kids - National Youth Success Story Be inspired by Dezerae's Journey Watch Now We couldn’t be prouder of Dezerae Rawlings for finding her path in life. We’re glad we could support her along the way so she could focus on what mattered. We first met Dezerae...

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June is About Pride & Freedom to Be

This is what Pride Month is all about. It’s a time for the LGBTQIA+ community to celebrate who they are, who they love, their shared history, achievements and place in the world. People march in pride and solidarity. Parties and gatherings celebrate the diversity of...

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StandUp in Action for Mental Health

StandUp for Kids - National is the 2023 theme of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, which seeks to raise awareness about behavioral health, support those struggling with mental illness, educate the public on policies, and help break the stigma that surrounds...

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Salons offer free haircuts to homeless young adults

Inside StandUp for Kids and Hair Proud’s A Cut Above initiative. by Eric BergerMarch 09, 2023 (Photo credit: Getty Images) For young adults, a haircut can help them fit in — even if they don’t have a stable place to stay, according to a leader of...

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