J.C. Lewis Serves the Homeless this month. Having a presence in Savannah, Hinesville and Statesboro, affords J.C. Lewis Serves a unique opportunity to make a dramatic impact for the 10,000 homeless documented in Georgia,
As of January 2018, Georgia had an estimated 9,499 experiencing homelessness on any given day. Of that Total, 812 were family households, 705 were Veterans, 494 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1,080 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 38,474 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 732students were unsheltered, 3,499 were in shelters, 6,700 were in hotels/motels, and 27,543 were doubled up.
United States Interagency on Homelessness
Each location has selected an organization in their community that is making an impact against homlessness.
Hinesville – Liberty County Homeless Coalition
Statesboro – Feed the Boro
Savannah – Emmaus House Soup Kitchen
How can you help? Please donate paper products to any of our three. J.C. Lewis Ford locations and follow our J.C. Lewis Facebook Page for regular updates.