Homelessness is partialy defined by the U.S. congress as sleeping in a place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings. "Hunger is defined as not having enough food to provide fuel for the body. In American we have both conditions.
My disabled son became homeless and came to live with us even living here he still is defined as homeless by law. His complication is needing medical care. Unfortunatly homeless and hungry People seem to become easily invisible in our society. Yet they are human beings our brothers and sisters who we should, but do not care for. It is difficult to understand how a nation that considers itself a first class country and based on Christian principles can stand by and see these unfortunate people denied medical or dental care or just the basic necessity of life food and shelter.
Private groups as the Salvation army and other religious organizations do the best they can. Our government has shrugged. needs are not met. We often hear people blame the unfortunate. We can all hang our heads in shame over this.