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Give Thanks, Give Back: Homelessness in Jacksonville

Words by Mallory Pace   For many, November indicates the beginning of the holidays, meaning family gatherings with a table full of food, giving thanks. For others, it’s the beginning of a cold, unforgiving season full of hardships. November is National Homelessness Awareness Month, and it’s a growing issue in America and in our own backyard. This month, counting our blessings takes on a whole new meaning when we take a step back to grasp the harsh reality of homelessness in our community.   As of January 2023, a total of 1,247 individuals were classified as homeless in Northeast Florida, …

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