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Ed Hinde, co-founder of the Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership

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While homelessness numbers in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore may dwarf those of Frederick County, you might not know Frederick is experiencing a four-year high for unaccompanied students experiencing homelessness, according to The Frederick News-Post’s reporting.This week on Frederick Uncut, your hosts Emma Kerr and Colin McGuire talk with Ed Hinde, head of the Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership, about how the community can help and what it might take to reverse the trend of growth.Subscribe on Google Play and Apple Podcasts

2 Oct 2018

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119: Ed Hinde Helping Homeless Youth in Frederick County with SHIP

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ENJOY THIS EPISODE: Ed Hinde grew up in Georgia. Always having a consciousness to his place in the world and taking a lead for others without a voice, it was only fitting he’d find his place working with homeless Ed Hinde children later in his career. Beginning working with Jose Curevo, and various organizations following, Ed found himself realizing he could use his passions for something greater. His life began to change when he got an email from a Frederick County administrator looking for a pair of shoes for a child. Ed wasn’t sure why he was added to this email, but placed it on his Facebook feed and the results were outstanding. Receiving astronomical support from his Facebook friends and the community, Ed began learning about homelessness in the school system and realized he needed to help- SHIP was formed. More From SHIP: Quite simply, we exist because there are school children in our community that need our help. They live in every city, town, village and hamlet in Frederick County. In school year 2016-17, homeless students were found in 61 out of the 66 schools in the Frederick County School System (FCPS). This issue cuts across all grades, all ethnicities. And the numbers continue to grow each school year. The Frederick County community came together in late 2013 after learning that there are literally hundreds of children within FCPS that are encountering homelessness each year. It began with the discovery that a 12-year old middle school boy who, living without parents, was in urgent need of a single pair of shoes to replace his broken down flip flops, and with winter approaching fast. Two days later, with the help of dozens in the community, we were able to provide much for this child, to only discover that he was only one of over 600 children in FCPS that were experiencing homelessness at that time. This child’s dire need and our response became the genesis for what we now know as SHIP – Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership of Frederick County, a non-profit public charity founded in early 2014. We chose our name with much attention to our collective intentions – we’ve taken the initiative as a community and have partnered with individuals, organizations, human service agencies, businesses, and government to advocate and provide for these forgotten and often-overlooked children. LINKS AND RESOURCES FROM THIS EPISOD SHIP Facebook SHIP Website REVIEWS HELP A TON Thanks for joining me again this week. If you have any tips, suggestions, or comments about this episode, please be sure to leave them in the comment section below. If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post. Thank you! And finally, please leave an honest review for Frederick Advice Givers Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them

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