What are some resources to find out more about homelessness in the U.S. and how I can help?
The following websites and pdf’s are useful tools to find out more about homelessness in the U.S. and how you can help.
Children in Foster Care in the US
America’s Youngest Outcasts: A Report on Child Homelessness
National Center on Family Homelessness
National Center for Homeless Education
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
The Soloist (The Movie) – Humanizing Homelessness
Fact Sheet explaining homelessness for K through grade 2
Fact Sheet explaining homelessness for children in grades 3 through 5
Fact Sheet explaining homelessness for middle school students
Homeless Families and Children – The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research
Books dealing with homelessness
How do I make a donation to School on Wheels?
Simply CLICK HERE to go to the donation form.
To donate by mail, please send check or money order to:
School on Wheels, Inc.
Ventura, CA 93002
To donate by phone, please call (805) 641-1678.
How do I make a donation in honor or memory of someone, and let them or their family know?
When you make a gift in someone’s honor, we will notify the person in whose honor the gift was made and notify you that your request has been fulfilled. You can access this form here.
How can I donate backpacks, school supplies, books or other items? Will School on Wheels pick up my donation?
We really appreciate material donations but because of our small staff, we are grateful if a donor can drop off or mail supplies to one of our offices. If the donation is large you can coordinate with your local School on Wheels Coordinator to arrange pickup.
How can I get involved in helping to raise funds for School on Wheels in my community?
Contact the School on Wheels Coordinator in your area. They will discuss with you how you may organize ongoing fundraising activities or explore new ideas with you.