Thursday, September 13, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Today’s Read: Increasing Street Homelessness

We've focused a lot of our attention on the exploding shelter population, reaching over 45,000 people tonight, including 19,000 kids. But we can't forget the many left to the streets, sustaining themselves whatever way possible, often through panhandling. These numbers have clearly grown, further demonstrating the dire straights many New Yorkers face either in homelessness or on the cusp.

This report by Fox 5's, Kerry Drew, speaks to a few members of the street community to gain some insight into their lives.

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