“Try not to become man of success, but try rather to become man of value.”

-Albert Einstein

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Homelessness continues to devastate communities across our Nation. In Sacramento, California, a group of determined individuals are transforming this seemingly intractable problem.

Homeless to Homeowner introduces Mohammad Mohanna, a successful Iranian American developer and philanthropist, who believes everyone deserves dignified and prosperous lives. Shocked that his homeless neighbors are routinely harassed and relocated, he established a facility where homeless individuals receive the resources they need to become productive citizens.

A Saddening Truth: The facts About Homelessness

  • There were some 610,000 homeless people last year.
  • Nearly 140,000 (25%) were children under 18. About 47,000 children don’t even have a homeless parent accompanying them.
  • The state of California accounts for 22% of all homelessness in America.
    California increased it’s homeless population last year by 4%.
  • Homelessness can be broken into two categories: sheltered and non sheltered. There has been only a 1% increase in sheltered homelessness.

WE CAN DO BETTER! Mohammad Mohanna is showing us how. Everyone can be a part of his growing movement.

Source: US Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2014). The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress. Retrieved from https://www.onecpd.info/resources/documents/ahar-2013-part1.pdf