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North Hall students take on social project with fundraiser
Students spend night in tents, boxes to gain insight into reality of homelessness
North Hall High School students Hope Stephens and Ty Kieschnick put up a tent that students used to spend the night Friday during the “Hope for the Homeless” project. - photo by Tom Reed
One out of every 3 homeless people in the United States is under the age of 18, totaling about 1.7 million, according to But students of the same age are trying to bring attention to the issue. More than 70 students from North Hall High School organized “Hope for the Homeless,” an awareness and fundraising event Friday night aimed at making the community conscious of an issue the students see as critical.