NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04:  A person in economic difficulty holds a homemade sign asking for money along a Manhattan street on December 4, 2013 in New York City.  According to a recent study by the by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Dev

Homelessness is a problem in every community.  We know that is true, yet still are somehow surprised to learn of the number of homeless people in Saratoga.

Shelters of Saratoga (SOS) understands the depth of homelessness in the Spa City.  In this podcast with Diane Donato, SOS Executive Director Michael Finocchi talks about people living in encampment,  people seeking shelter for a night, and people who are in need of sustainable affordable housing which will become the foundation for the start of a new life. 

The creative ways SOS is helping the homeless is an inspiration. 

Hear it all in the podcast below.

Want to help?  Click this link to learn how you can donate time and money and get involved with Shelters of Saratoga.

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