Solidary Foundation and H.O.P.E. in Miami Beach are  charitable organizations working together dedicated to serves the poor, regardless of a person's religion, race, ethnicity, or gender, as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people.


Mr. Paul Chehade - Rev. Pedro Martínez

Homelessness
Causes of Homelessness
Homelessness Photo Gallery No. 1
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Homelessness Photo Gallery No. 7 - Cold Winter I
Homelessness Photo Gallery No. 8 - Cold Winter II
Homelessness Photo Gallery No. 9 - Super Bowl
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Who is homeless in Miami-Dade county?
 
Most people who experience homelessness (83%) are homeless for a short period of time, and usually need help finding housing or a rent subsidy. A small portion (17%) is homeless for long periods of time or cycle in and out of homelessness. They need permanent supportive housing.
Total Number of Homeless Persons on the Street on an average night: 1,347

 

Miami–Dade homeless count:

Every 6 months, volunteers head to the streets to do a count. Fluctuations in the historical homeless count can be due to a variety of circumstances such as weather, time of year, and methodology used throughout the years. However, this is the best available historical trend in the number of people who face homelessness in our county. 
This chart includes people who are on the street as well as those who were in emergency shelters and transitional housing units.


 
PROFILE OF AVERAGE SINGLE HOMELESS PERSON:
•Age (Male): 41
•Age (Female): 39
•Less than high school education
•Homeless for less than one week
 
PROFILE OF AVERAGE HOMELESS FAMILY:
•82% have a single head of household
•Age (MAle): 35
•Age (Female): 31
•Age (Child): 7
•Family Size: 3.14 persons
•74% of homeless family members are children
•Homeless for less than one week

Legal Advice:
The Association Internationale de Solidarite, better known as "Solidary Foundation " , is a charitable organization,established within the terms of section 501 (c)(3) of the Code of Exemption of taxes of the United States of America. "Solidary Foundation" deliver Food and/or Goods (Clothing, Personal Care Products for Free) to help the people in need directly in South Florida especially in Miami to work together with the community.
To participate of this program the donations must be used by the recipient.

The workers and/or volunteers of "Solidary Foundation" or to whom represent any organization who collaborate for delivering Food and/or Goods should not require any Picture Identification and are not authorized to ask any question to the recipient in reference: Immigration Status Identification, Economical Situation, Marital Status, and can be no discrimination based on race, color or religious affiliation when they came to receive Food and/or Goods.

All Food and/or Goods must go back to the distribution location for the people in need. The Food and/or Goods will not be transferred or exchanged for money, or other services. "Solidary Foundation" notify to the Staff members. Volunteers and Recipients do not assume the risk when the Food and/or Good are delivered and the Staff members, Volunteers and Recipient release and forever discharge the parties defined below, of and from all abilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any nature. The quantities described are estimated, depending directly of the product that will arrive and to be distributed.
Source:

•Miami Dade County Homeless Trust
•Miami Dade County Homeless Trust: “Homelessness: 2001 A Snapshot of the Homeless in Miami-Dade County.”