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Covenant House strives to be a voice for homeless kids – because they simply can't speak up for themselves. By raising public awareness through the media, we hope to influence community action and government policy on the problem of youth homelessness around the world.

 

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A Different Kind of Thank You

11/21/2014 - 1:15pm

I'm often overwhelmed by gratitude for supporters like you - I try to tell you every chance I get how important you are to everyone here at Covenant House.

In honor of this holiday of giving thanks, I thought you might like to hear about our gratitude from someone else. So today I'm sharing with you a heartfelt letter from Brian, one of our kids

In this Yahoo! Finance story, host Jeff Macke visits Yankee GM Brian Cashman at Yankee Stadium and talks about something they have in common ... sleeping on the streets to support our kids at Covenant House.  Both will be sleeping out again on November 20.

On November 20th executives from all across the country will sleep on the streets to raise funds and awareness for our homeless youth.  Join with six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Yankee General Manager Brian Cashman, and other leaders from the business, sports and entertainment industries to tell the world it’s not ok for kids to be homeless.

The True Colors Fund, which was co-founded by Cyndi Lauper, and is the leading national organization focused on the issue of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness, and Covenant House announced a groundbreaking partnership to ensure safe, inclusive, and affirming beds and services for the disproportionate number of homeless LGBT youth in need of shelter and supportive services across the country.

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