FAQ’s

General Questions (6)

Are homeless people dangerous?

The homeless population is like any other population. There are good and bad people within it. Because there are high mental illness and addiction rates among the homeless, it is a good idea to minister in a very safe manner and only with others.

How many people are homeless?

There are 671,859 people experiencing homelessness on any given night in the United States – roughly 22 of every 10,000 people are homeless. To see more of these statistics visit our about the homeless page.

What does unsheltered mean?

An unsheltered homeless person is someone who lives in a place that is not meant for human habitation. There are thousands of homeless people who hardly ever use shelters or missions. Some of these people are in areas where there are no shelters available.

Were is Unsheltered International located?

Our ministry headquarters are located in Cullman, AL.

What is Unsheltered International?

Unsheltered International is a faith-based organization that ministers to the homeless and victims of disaster. One of our main focuses is helping churches start new ministries to advance the gospel of Jesus Christ among the homeless population.

How can I Help (3)

What is your biggest need?

Our biggest need is monetary donations. Monthly gifts help the most. You can also visit our ministry needs page to see a current list of items that are needed.

What kind of donations does your ministry accept?

We accept many kinds of donations. Monetary donations are always needed. Monthly giving is especially needed. We also take gifts such as cars and boats. These larger items are sold and the proceeds are put into our ministry fund. Clothing is needed but we try to only accept clothing that is specific to the season we are in. We do not accept household items or furniture.

What can I do to help the homeless?

Helping people might be easier than you think. Of course, donating to this or any other worthy ministry is a great start! Make a donation now. You might also keep some gift bags in your car to give to people you see while driving. (Always stay safe and never stop alone or in isolated areas) You may also do some research in you area and see if there is a homeless shelter near you. You may be able to support them with your volunteer hours or donations.

How to get Help (1)

Are you a homeless shelter?

No, we are not a shelter. However we do, when possible, work closely with shelters to get people the help that a shelter can afford them.


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