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Oregon State University Memorial Union

OSU Chapter

Located at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR, The Collegiate Alliance for Fighting Homelessness is dedicated to helping the homeless population and supporting the local community. By working together, we aim to make positive difference in the lives of those in need.

Homelessness in Corvallis, OR

Homelessness in Corvallis, Oregon, is an ever-growing crisis that leaves its vulnerable population facing a life of struggle, fear, and humiliation. With limited shelter options, individuals find themselves sleeping in cars or camping in the woods, enduring harsh conditions without basic necessities. Despite the challenges of gathering accurate data due to their transient nature, local organizations have shed light on the issue. Recent reports estimate that 61% of the homeless population in Benton County is unsheltered, with men comprising around 59% and women 40%. Disturbingly, Native Americans and Black people are disproportionately affected, revealing extreme racial and ethnic disparities. These stark realities demand urgent attention and compassionate solutions. As the problem continues to grow, we must come together as a community to make a lasting impact and extend a helping hand to those in need. Join us in understanding and addressing the issue of homelessness in Corvallis, for it is only through united efforts that we can foster lasting change and create a brighter future for all.


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