By Glen Pickus, Temple Beth Or | Sep 26, 2012 in the Mukilteo Beacon

Nowhere in America can a minimum-wage, full-time worker earn enough to afford the fair market value rent for a two-bedroom apartment.

Nowhere. Not even in Mukilteo and Snohomish County.

Given that, it’s no surprise that homelessness is a nationwide problem. Because the typical homeless family consists of a single mother with two children, 1.5 million children (1 out of 50) are homeless.

These plain facts, along with Judaism’s long tradition of helping those in need, have inspired Temple Beth Or to partner with the Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry’s Faith & Family Homelessness Project.

Read the rest of this article onTemple Beth Or’s efforts to end family homelessness here: We’re helping to eradicate family homelessness.