Families in Transition

Seminole County Public Schools

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Eventbrite - FIT New Office Ribbon Cutting

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When:  Thursday February 19th, 2015

4PM - 7PM


Where: Families in Transition Office 

Longwood Elementary - Building 3


840 Orange Ave


Longwood, FL 32750

By the Numbers









Thanks to your support and charity, last school year we  have managed to REDUCE the number of homeless children in Seminole County by 11.5%.

With your continuing participation, FIT and its partnering organizations will keep the dream of reducing homelessness in Seminole County alive.   

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Why Get Involved?

> 2,001 The number of homeless students in Seminole County Public Schools (as of 6/2014)
> 32.4 The average number of homeless students in each school
> 23% of Florida's children under 18 are living in poverty
> 1.6 million The approximate number of homeless children in the United States every year
> 1 in 4 children does not have access to nutritional food on a daily basis
> 2-3 The average number of times a homeless child moves each year
> 3x Homeless children are three times more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
> 21% of homeless children become homeless adults.


 
 
What is the best way to prevent homeless children from becoming homeless adults?
Education!
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For more information, check out the 60 Minutes Special, "Homeless Children: the Hard Times Generation." Scott Pelley's in-depth examination explores the crisis of homeless children in Seminole County Public Schools, the youngest victims of these recent tough times.


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