80,000 children are homeless at Christmas

80,000 children will wake up homeless on Christmas Day in the UK. You can help homeless charity Shelter by donating your money or your time.

Source: Christmas Emergency @ Shelter

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  • Shelter: contact Shelter’s free housing advice helpline on 0808 800 4444

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  • More than 80,000 children ‘set for homeless Christmas’ @ ITV News

    Excerpt: The number of families who will spend Christmas in emergency housing has soared to a 10-year high, with more than 80,000 children in the UK set to be homeless over the festive period, Shelter has warned. The homelessness charity has launched an emergency appeal following an investigation into the “shocking conditions that many homeless children will be living in this Christmas”.

Photo: Homeless young man with a Collection Cup by SamPac under Creative Commons license