$10 Donation for Meals for Homeless Students

(Grassroots) Project 150

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Angela U. ·
Reviewed August 16, 2012
The best program to help the homeless teens at High School level

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Elizabeth S. ·
Reviewed August 15, 2012
This is a charity!!

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Brandee W. ·
Reviewed August 15, 2012
great idea! easy way to make a difference in your community

What You'll Get


The Issue: Homeless School Children

During the 2010–2011 school year, more than 1,065,794 students enrolled in schools were living in homelessness in the United States according to a report from the National Center for Homeless Education, up 13% from the previous school year. These youth face difficulty procuring sufficient food, clothing, and school supplies to help them through the school year, which can in turn have negative effects on their school performance.

The Campaign: Feeding Nutritious Meals to Homeless Youth

If this Grassroots campaign raises $600, then Project 150 can provide nutritious meals for 60 homeless high-school students for one week. Each additional $10 donation will fund another week of meals for one student. Volunteers use donations to purchase food and deliver it to local residents in need.


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The Fine Print


100% of donations go directly to Project 150. Donations are automatically applied. Must provide full name at checkout. See Grassroots FAQs that apply to this campaign. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Project 150


In December 2011, a local television news show reported on the 5,000 students who were homeless in the Las Vegas Valley, and focused on the 150 teenagers attending Rancho High School who were homeless or displaced. The community responded by sending aid to many of the teens’ families. Moved by their plight, a team of concerned individuals founded Project 150 to help garner support for the 17 families who had not yet received aid as the holiday season approached. The founding effort of Project 150 successfully raised three truckloads of supplies for these families.

Today, Project 150 provides material support for more than 850 homeless and displaced students at 15 area high schools. It distributes a range of necessities including underwear, food items, and school supplies to homeless youth throughout the region.

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