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Monday, June 12, 2006

Michael's photo by The Snowsuit Effort

Ryan writes: [quoting Michael] "I live behind old Tiger Stadium."

Read about Michael and view his photo.

Ryan, Creator of The Snowsuit Effort, and 2006 Photobloggies Award Winner, photographs homeless people in an around Detroit, telling their stories by using quotes from his subjects. Homelessness isn't always "in your face", but it is nonetheless, a problem that our society needs to address.

Goodwill Inn Homeless Shelter has global, national and statewide statistics on homelessness. Pretty unsettling!

Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness, whose mission is to be the leading advocate for homeless people in Michigan and the agencies that serve them. The Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness, in partnership with Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), is helping communities plan and implement the Michigan Statewide Homeless Management Information System (MSHMIS).

HUD Homeless Information: Michigan provides resources for those at risk of losing their home as well as the homeless.

Michigan Food Banks provides listings of area food banks.

The Food Bank Council of Michigan provides statewide leadership to food banks in their efforts to alleviate hunger through the distribution of surplus food to those in need.

National Hunger Awareness Day was held on June 6th, the grassroots movement to raise awareness about the solvable problem of hunger in America.

# posted by Tami @ 10:51 AM
Anyways, I decided it was worth the effort to get Tate and myself bundled up in snow clothes so that we could go outside and play.
# posted by Anonymous James : 3:19 AM  
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