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CHILDREN: November is homeless youth awareness month

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. Many of us who live in Pierce County may be unaware that there are over 900 homeless and at risk youth under the age of 21 who live on the streets and in our community. Most of these children are run always from home or are at risk of doing so due to abuse at home.

We are StandUp For Kids Tacoma, the local chapter for a national organization that had been in existence for 20 years. The mission of StandUp For Kids is to help homeless kids.

Staffed by volunteers, we conduct

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