Jody lives in her car, while her 19-year-old son Phillip lives in a shelter in St. Paul, Minnesota. After being unfairly evicted from her apartment, she sold all she had to buy a car to live in.
As I was giving out socks, Phillip approached me. His shoes have holes all the way through, so he is unable keep his socks from wearing out. That's how I entered into my conversation with these two. Thanks to Hanes [socialmixhub.com] I was able to help with much-needed socks
Their three wishes are simple—an apartment, a job, and car repairs.
We don't often consider that the face of homelessness starts young. I hope to meet Phillip again one day with a story of success and victory rather than perpetual homelessness.
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