Common Misconceptions Regarding Homeless Communities 

In January 2018, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development collected nationwide data and determined there were 553,000 homeless people across the country. Now, think of COVID-19 and the drastic impact that had on homeless communities and lower-income families.  Two-thirds of all homeless are single adults, while the remaining third is made up of …

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What’s In A Name?

Homeless. Unhoused. Those experiencing homelessness. These are all used to describe what some call “the homeless problem” that we have in our country. There are an estimated 3 million people who fall in that category and it’s not getting better. Lots of reasons why. It’s a complicated conversation. BUT… what’s not complicated is that they …

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The Homeless Crisis in America and How You Can Help

At ShowerUp, our mission is to provide those experiencing homelessness with basic necessities, such as personal hygiene products and access to showers. In January of 2020, there were 580,466 people experiencing homelessness in America. On top of this, there are greater risks associated with gender, race, and/or ethnicity – males are far more likely to experience homelessness …

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