Uber Offers Free Pick-Up For School Supplies Donated To Operation: Kid EquipFor thousands of homeless kids and children living in poverty - back to school only emphasizes the difficulties in being prepared on day one to learn.
Michigan Sees Increase In Homeless StudentsThe Michigan Department of Education says the state has seen a 66 percent rise in homeless students over four years, to more than 37,500 in 2011-12.
Number Of Homeless Students GrowingKids with no permanent address are living with relatives or friends or at shelters and motels.

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