#HIPHOPBLANKETS

Warming The World One Blanket At A Time

BUY

Buy a blanket and take a picture.

BATTLE

Post your picture on any social media outlet and challenge your friends/followers to the #HIPHOPBLANKETS Battle.

DONATE

Take your blanket to one of our Partner Foundations or your local organization servicing our Homeless Community.

Special Thank You to the City of Newark for our 2017 Hip Hop Blankets recognition!

OUR PARTNERS

New Jersey

Newark Department of Health and Community Wellness 

110 Williams Street, Room 208
Newark, NJ 07102

973-733-5310

Essex County Division of Community Action

50 S. Clinton Street
East Orange, NJ 07018

973-395-8350

Colorado

Denver Rescue Mission

1130 Park Ave W

Denver, CO 80205

303-297-1815

California

Orange County Rescue Mission

1 Hope Drive

Tustin, CA. 92782 

714-247-4300

Union Rescue Mission

545 South San Pedro St.

Los Angeles, CA. 90013

213-347-6300

New York

New York City Rescue Mission

90 Lafayette Street 

New York, NY 10013

212-226-6214

The Bowery Mission

432 Park Avenue South

New York, NY 10016

1-800-BOWERY-1

Georgia

Hosea Williams Foundation

1035 Donnelly Avenue, SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

404-755-3353

North Carolina

Raleigh Rescue Mission

314 E. Hargett Street

Raleigh, NC 27601 

919-828-9014

Charlotte Rescue Mission

907 W 1st St

Charlotte, NC 28202

704-334-4635

10 Facts About Homelessness

FACT 1:
FACT 1:

Fact 1: Over half a million people are homeless. On any given night, there are over 600,000 homeless people in the U.S., according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Most people are spending the night either in homeless shelters or in some sort of short-term transitional housing. Slightly more than a third are living in cars or under bridges or are in some other way living unsheltered.

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FACT 2:
FACT 2:

Tens of thousands of veterans are homeless. Over 57,000 veterans are homeless each night, according to HUD. Sixty percent of them are in shelters, the rest unsheltered. Nearly 5,000 are female.

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FACT 10:
FACT 10:

Cities are increasingly making homelessness a crime. A 2014 survey of 187 cities by the NLCHP found that 24 percent of cities make it a city-wide crime to beg in public, 33 percent make it illegal to stand around or loiter anyplace in the city, 18 percent make it a crime to sleep anywhere in public, 43 percent make it illegal to sleep in your car, and 53 percent make it illegal to sit or lie down in particular public places.

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FACT 1:
FACT 1:

Fact 1: Over half a million people are homeless. On any given night, there are over 600,000 homeless people in the U.S., according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Most people are spending the night either in homeless shelters or in some sort of short-term transitional housing. Slightly more than a third are living in cars or under bridges or are in some other way living unsheltered.

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