The statistics regarding homeless people living in our country are astounding. It is not only sad, but also terrifying to know that we have such a massive issue that is quite often overlooked. "The 2009 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) 3 documents that on a single night, 643,067 people were homeless” (HUD 2009 AHAR). The people who are experiencing homelessness come from many different places, and have many different stories. They are affected by diseases, drugs, violence and so much more that you could not begin to fathom. Whether they are a veteran or a displaced teenager, everyone deserves a place to call home. Everyone deserves a bed, clean water and a full stomach before they go to sleep. I implore you to help resolve the problem of homelessness we have in America. We can start here, and then change the world. It starts with you.