BENEFITING: Simpson Housing Services, Inc.
ORGANIZER: Simpson Housing Services, Inc.
EVENT: Give Twin Cities Challenge
EVENT DATE: Jul 20, 2017
Simpson Housing Services, Inc. wrote -
Can you help kids experiencing homelessness this summer? A gift of any size can help provide stability to a child in need today.
Each year, Simpson Housing Services works with almost 4,000 people who have experienced homelessness, including over 500 children. Because of the trauma and instability of homelessness, children who have been homeless often fall significantly behind their peers in academic performance, are more likely to experience developmental or behavioral challenges, and are at a higher risk of dropping out of school.
Simpson’s Children and Youth Services program provides the high-level, targeted services and intervention needed to help children who have experienced homelessness achieve academic and behavioral parity with their peers and include: