Persuasive Essay Homelessness

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First Draft Firstly, to begin with this essay it is important to know the meaning of homeless, according to the Health centres funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a homeless person is an individual without permanent housing who may live on the streets; stay in a shelter, mission, single room occupancy facilities, abandoned vehicle; or in any other non-permanent situation. Currently , there are many organizations that are trying to reduce this problem and to find a way to improve this issue, but there are some other things every citizen can do to help in this situation. Homelessness is everywhere, in all countries, some of them have a higher percentage and others less, but independently of these values, homelessness…show more content…
The first thing that all citizens need to do is to identify the magnitude of the problem in order to take a responsible attitude and make intelligent decisions then citizens must have to be aware that this issue affects all the community and as humans, we must help each other. According to certain studies, homelessness can cause health problems and addictions and some research in the U.S proved that the third part of the individuals who are homeless, experience alcohol and drug…show more content…
According to Crisis which is a national organization that helps homeless people in different areas such as education, housing, employment, health, wellbeing and Christmas time, a home is not just a physical space: it provides roots, identity, security, a sense of belonging and a place of emotional wellbeing, reason why this organization tries to cover all the previously mentioned areas because they are essential for having a home. Another way to help to improve this situation is helping to this kind of organizations by being a volunteer, working directly in the organization or giving a generous economical

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