Fast Facts

Today’s homeless population includes men, women, children and families. With your help, homeless men, women and children can find hope at Open Door Mission — hope that can break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. Approximately 20,000 people are homeless in Nebraska every night. Approximately 2,000 people are homeless in Omaha every night. The average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. More than 3.5 million people are homeless every night, and 1.35 million are children. More than 30 percent of homeless families have an open case for child abuse or neglect. Of the 31.1 million people living … Continue reading Fast Facts