What is World Homeless Day? The purpose of World Homeless Day is to increase awareness by bringing attention to the needs of individuals who are experiencing homelessness and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness while taking advantage of the platform an ‘international day’ provides.
Word Homeless Day is observed annually on the 10th day of October. In some communities, it is known as World Homeless Action Day.
We encourage you to use this day to educate people about the following:
For more information (and to see video footage and other examples of how World Homeless Day is observed around the world), please visit www.worldhomelessday.org.
If you'd like to share ideas about an idea or initiative that will help to increase awareness in Memphis/Shelby County, please contact Herman Dickey via e-mail. Thanks!