Aug. 28, 2011 -- Nearly two million youth will become homeless this year. For more information on how to help the homeless, contact these organizations:
Covenant House: http://www.covenanthouse.org/
H.E.L.P. USA: http://www.helpusa.org/
Janus Youth Programs: http://www.janusyouth.org/
Larkin Street Youth Services: http://www.larkinstreetyouth.org/
Maslow Project: http://www.maslowproject.com/
National Alliance to End Homelessness: http://www.endhomelessness.org/
National Runaway Switchboard: http://www.1800runaway.org/
To help Rebekah, one of the teens featured in Friday's "20/20" special, contact The Falls City Arts Council, a non-profit organization focused on providing a safe, engaging environment for Falls City youth and getting them off the streets.
The Council is committed to supporting Rebekah and other community members who find themselves in impoverished and homeless circumstances. Those interested in supporting Rebekah or other Falls City homeless youth may make a donation through www.fallscityarts.com.
Donations of checks, clothes or other items can be sent to the address below. If sending a check please indicate in the memo if it is intended to go directly to Rebekah (not tax deductible) or the general homeless youth fund through the Falls City Arts Center.) Checks should be sent to:
Falls City Arts Council Attention: Jackey Jones PO Box 174 Falls City, OR 97344