make a polo shirt YES volunteers spend night outside to help homeless youth
REPORTING LIVE ALONG 24TH STREET, ADRIAN WHITSTETT, KETV NEWSWATCH TONIGHT. THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF TEENS IN THE METRO WITHOUT A PLACE TO STAY. BUT ONE GROUP IS TRYING TO HELP, BY PUTTING THEMSELVES IN THE SHOES OF THE HOMELESS. K E T V NEWSWATCH SEVEN CHINH DOAN SHOWS US. LIKE SHE DID OVERNIGHT SUNDAY. SHE AND MORE THAN A DOZEN OTHERS JOINED YOUTH EMERGENCY SERVICES TO CAMP OUT . COLLECT DONATIONS AND RAISE AWARENESS FOR HOMELESS YOUTH. (crystal sena: “so that way everybody can see this is what homeless youth in the area go through on a nightly basis. obviously they don have tents to sleep in but sleeping bags and face the elements outside”)(CHINH DOAN: “After the tents are put away and people are back inside their homes, the experience sticks with them. so does the lesson they keep in mind this upcoming winter”)(aedan craig: “it a lot harder than i thought to stay outside. it gets a lot colder than i thought it would get”) THE 12 YEAR OLD SAYS HE AND HIS FAMILY WERE ALMOST HOMELESS AT ONE TIME. UNTIL THEY FOUND HELP. IN THE FORM OF KINDNESS AND HOPE THAT DENTON ALSO FOUND.(FELICIA DENTON: “it really helped me push on and be on my own and i doing really good”) THE 19 YEAR OLD NOW HAS A HOME. IT ON U N O CAMPUS WHERE SHE GOES TO SCHOOL. SHE HOPES TO CONTINUE HELPING THE HOMELESS YOUTH IN OMAHA. CHINH DOAN KETV NEWSWATCH SEVEN. YOUTH EMERGENCY SERVICES IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR DONATIONS . FOR A LIST OF NEEDED ITEMS. GO TO K E T V DOT COM AND CLICK ON THIS STORY.