What Does Living in Poverty Look Like in America?

What Does Living in Poverty Look Like in America?

by Lisa Davis, January 6, 2021

January has been officially designated Poverty in America Awareness Month to shine a light on what it means to barely get by on next to nothing. Poverty is something that is hard for people to see – mostly because those who are poor try to hide it while others don’t … Continue reading

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Looking Back on 2020: What We Accomplished This Year

Looking Back on 2020: What We Accomplished This Year

by Lisa Davis, December 21, 2020

Family Resources celebrated its 50th year in business in 2020, but we did not expect it to look like this. The Coronavirus pandemic created challenges for everyone across the country, and our organization was no exception. However, despite the social distancing, lockdowns, and viral concerns, our exceptional staff and tireless … Continue reading

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How Homeless Teens Hide Their Living Situations – And What You Can Do About It

How Homeless Teens Hide Their Living Situations – And What You Can Do About It

by Lisa Davis, December 3, 2020

People tend to lean on a clear stereotype when it comes to homelessness: someone sitting on the street with tattered clothes, greasy hair, and dirt caked into fingernails or on the face. With this image, you would think you can pick out a homeless person in a group. However, the … Continue reading

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Holidays for Homeless Youth: How You Can Help

Holidays for Homeless Youth: How You Can Help

by Lisa Davis, November 23, 2020

The holiday season is a time for giving thanks and giving back. It is a period where families can come together (safely and potentially remotely during a pandemic) to show their appreciation and enjoy each other’s company.  Despite the general holiday cheer, not everyone’s Christmas and New Year’s is going … Continue reading

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Honoring Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) and Trans Awareness Week

Honoring Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) and Trans Awareness Week

by Lisa Davis, November 10, 2020

Throughout the year, we set aside time to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQ+ community and promote safe, thriving communities filled with acceptance and representation. The city of St. Petersburg has one of the best Pride parades in the nation (even if this year’s events were canceled because of COVID-19) … Continue reading

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