Tuesday, October 25, 2011

November: Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month

Colorado Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month is a part of National Runaway Prevention Month and Homeless Youth Awareness Month. The National Runaway Switchboard and other national organizations as well as Colorado Statewide Advisory Committee on Homeless Youth promote this public awareness campaign each November in order to increase the awareness of the issues facing runaway and homeless youth, and to educate the public about solutions and the role they can play in prevehttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifnt-ing youth from http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifrunning away.

See here for the complete brochure.

Assist a local homeless youth service organization near you. These organi-zations need your help to continue providing shelter, housing, outreach, and supportive services to homeless and runaway youth.

- Sponsor a fundraiser
- Collect donations
- Volunteer
- Mentor

Get a community action kit with more details and resources on how to help a homeless youth below.