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|Peer-to-Peer Campaign: Go Purple|
Money Raised: $1,015.00 Campaign Goal: $5,000.00
On November 20, 2019 help our friends and neighbors experiencing homelessness by making a donation of $5 or more and wear purple to commemorate Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Your contribution stays right here in the Saratoga community and impacts over 900 people with shelter, services and housing options.
Facts about area homelessness:
• The leading cause of area homelessness is chronic illness
• 268 people including 35 families experienced homelessness in January 2019
• 7% of residents are below the poverty line, 28% must decide between food or housing
• Rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Saratoga Springs increased 60% ($2,300) in 6 years