Raw Threads and Homelessness


Linnea and Danielle, the creators of Raw Threads, a nonprofit devoted to giving people a voice through drawing and fashion, works with the Coalition for the Homeless to address needs of people living without permanent homes in New York City.

With Coalition's Bound for Success afterschool program, Raw Threads will be able to represent what life is like for children in NYC living in and out of homeless shelters through creative drawings by an eight grader named Chris.

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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.



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