PB County Stats
Palm Beach County statistics tell the story:
- Each year roughly 35 million pounds of food is needed to feed the hungry.
- There are 1,421 individuals and families homeless on any given day.
- There are 3,248 students identified as homeless while attending school in 2015.
- Palm Beach County ranks #2 in Florida for children living in cars, public spaces, abandoned buildings and/or substandard housing.
- The average homeless child is 7 years old.
Armed with these tragic statistics, HOP provides your mission group an opportunity to make a difference by serving as a beacon of faith, hope and light.