Poverty is an Epidemic!
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Poverty is an epidemic in our county.  Many families, children, and veterans are considered part of the working poor in our society today.  As such, they may have full-time jobs but not be earning a living wage.  Therefore, they are unable to attain and retain housing.  That’s where Homeward Bound is working to close the gap.

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Poverty Is...

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A Health

Issue

 

Poverty can lead to real health issues; diabetes, coronary disease, hypertension,  and obesity, just to name a few. 

 

These health conditions limit a person’s ability to work and improve their situation.

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Did you know...

 

In La Porte County over 21 percent of the residents live under the poverty level. 

86 percent of our residents graduate from high school and our median income is only $39,000.

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Property

 

In 2021 Homeward Bound, Inc. purchased a plot of land in Michigan City, IN and we are in the beginning stages of planning our community of 12 1-2 bedroom homes.  Each home will be 500 sq. ft. and will house 1-2 people.

We are planning to have a Community Building and paths going through the wooded areas.