No roof, no protection, no justice

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No roof, no protection, no justice

Homeless are vulnerable to weather, wildlife and each other
“I’m so thankful I have him in my life,” Danyel Wilmer said about her husband, Corbin Wilmer, after they ate lunch at the Manna Soup Kitchen. Run-ins with the law and drug use have kept the couple from moving out of a cycle of homelessness.
Danyel Wilmer talks about her life and home and the events leading to her becoming homeless while at the Manna Soup Kitchen. She and her husband have run out of money to pay for a short-term rental of a hotel room. She said they will either have to stay at her mother-in-law’s house or “we’re just going to camp.”
In this series

Sunday: Who are the homeless and how did they arrive there? Three misconceptions about homelessness.
Monday: The problem with homeless camping, and if not outside, where?
Today: The homeless are vulnerable to weather, wildlife and one another. Children and young adults can find themselves without a roof.
Wednesday: Solutions to homelessness: Give them a place to live.

No roof, no protection, no justice

“I’m so thankful I have him in my life,” Danyel Wilmer said about her husband, Corbin Wilmer, after they ate lunch at the Manna Soup Kitchen. Run-ins with the law and drug use have kept the couple from moving out of a cycle of homelessness.
Danyel Wilmer talks about her life and home and the events leading to her becoming homeless while at the Manna Soup Kitchen. She and her husband have run out of money to pay for a short-term rental of a hotel room. She said they will either have to stay at her mother-in-law’s house or “we’re just going to camp.”
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