Unity-in-Community-4-Good-News Walkathon

Sunday, October 16, 2016
Check-In: 1:00 pm | Walk begins 1:30 pm
Check-In / Start Address: Centennial Park, Evanston, IL
Theme: Hello, Neighbors!
Route: Centennial Park in Evanston to Willye B. White Park (2.5 miles along beautiful Sheridan Road)
Block Party to Start at 2:30 pm.

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Join Us to End Homelessness
There are many ways you can help us in our effort!
  1. Make a donation now.
  2. Set up your own supporter page to share with friends.
  3. Or, best of all: form a team to raise $ and walk together.
Just click the buttons above, depending on your preference, and follow instructions! Looking for a friend or a team? Type the name in the search bar to the right. And of course, you can always walk with us!

Our Good News Partners Mission
By the numbers:
  • In January 2015, 564,708 people were homeless on a given night in the United States.
  • Of that number, 206,286 were people in families, and 358,422 were individuals.
  • About 15% of the homeless population - 83,170 - are considered "chronically homeless" individuals.
  • About 2% - 13,105 - are considered "chronically homeless" people in families.
  • About 8% of homeless people - 47,725 - are veterans.
Good News Partners has a unique housing continuum - with housing options designed for individuals to move successfully to self-sufficiency. With your help, Good News can help:
  • Identify housing
  • Provide / find rent and move-in assistance
  • Link case management and services, providing a tailored package of assistance.