My guess is that when you envision someone homeless, the person you picture is an adult, perhaps a teen; however, a frightening one in five children in the U.S. are currently living in poverty, and one in 15 will experience homelessness before the time they turn 18.
While these stats are disturbing, there are social businesses offering targeted innovations for homelessness, including The Company Store, which offers a Buy One, Give One comforter program. For every blanket you purchase, The Company Store will donate one to a homeless child through a parternship with Family Promise.
The Company Store offers a colourful array of comforters, including thick down blankets, that range in price from $24-$250. The social business has already been able to donate thousands of blankets through the Family Promise program and has expressed its dedication to continue its mission, one blanket at a time.
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