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ForsakenGen
Auburn, NY
Sean Wrench is the founder of the Forsaken Generation Youth Homeless Project. Speaker, Author, Father, Sports freak and lover of Jesus.
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Start by doing just one thing. An hour a week can make a HUGE difference in the life of a homeless child. Forsaken Generation currently works to support the efforts of 10 organizations in Jacksonville working with homeless children. To learn more click here. Here are a few Volunteer Opportunities:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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A group of homeless children that live at the Community Connections shelter in Jacksonville. Forsaken Generation is partnering with numerous businesses in Jacksonville to collect much needed school supplies for children in Jacksonville that are homeless. The drive is being organized by Intutition Systems Inc. For a closer look at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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This picture was taken at Community Connections in Jacksonville, FL, one of the shelters Forsaken Generation works to support. With over 8,000 homeless children in NE Florida, Forsaken Generation is working relentlessly to help these children. We currently work to support the efforts of 10 agencies in Jacksonville, FL that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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34. The number of children every single hour in the U.S. that are forced into prostitution right here on our own domestic soil. Freedom should be celebrated and cherished, help us spread awareness for America's Forsaken Generation this upcoming July 4th in your own neighborhood and community. Walk for 34... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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*A note being handed out by a young girl to tornado victims The relief efforts in Alabama have just begun. Food, water, clothes and basic supplies are making their way into Tuscaloosa and other affected areas each day. And while they can still use more of all of these things,... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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Our team just arrived in Tucaloosa, AL yesterday and after driving around it is honestly worse than I ever imagined. I'm going to be pretty simple and to be the point here. I know most of you reading this are aware of the damage caused by the Tornadoes. Many of... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
I read today that 1 in 5 Americans will experience homelessness at least once in their lives. And I thought to myself wow – that seems high. But then the storms ripped through the South and I can see why it would be 1 in 5 because in an instant... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
People in the community of Terre Haute, Indiana participated in a walk to raise money and awareness about the issues faced by homeless people right in their own community. They really talked the talk, and walked the walk. What a wonderful event that gets the whole family out in beautiful... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 21, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
What would you do if you were confronted with the picture of a homeless child? There is something about being confronted with the face of a homeless child that is unsettling. We all know Students from the USC School of Social Work held a candle light vigil in downtown LA... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 20, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
This is a great article about the growing problem of homeless school students from the SouthEast Missourian. As the economic recessen deepens school districts across the country are encountering growing numbers of homeless students. Homeless students face additional barriers to being successful students and many of these students remain at a higher risk of remaining in poverty then their schoolmate counterparts. Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 8, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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via www.huffingtonpost.com Homeless Children and Youth in New York by Aaron Wrench, Forsaken Generation Operations Director Parents, we tuck our children in safely each night, giving them a kiss on their forehead, saying "sweet dreams" and telling them how much we love them. Some of us do this each night... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 26, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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via blogs.chron.com On Tuesday March, 15th, we had the incredible opportunity of attending a Congressional Hearing in Washington, DC on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking. We were invited to the event by our friends at The Protection Project, which is a program run by Johns Hopkins University. The hearing was to... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 23, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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via thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com "Americans are right to get angry at the violence against women and girls in developing nations: the Congo rape camps, the widespread practices of female genital mutilation in West Africa and the infanticide of females in China. Our disgust at the violence committed against women and girls is... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 7, 2011 at Forsaken Generation
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America's Invisible Epidemic: Family Homelessness by Emily Santillan, Sr Development Office/Family Gateway When you hear the word 'homeless' what image first enters your mind? Is it a mother with a small child, or a person with a cardboard sign? Do you see a person with an overflowing shopping cart, or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
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Child Sex Trafficking is a U.S. Problem by Michael Butler (@MichaelButlerSR) Recent news has made the American public aware that the $39 Billion a year Child Sex Trafficking industry is not just a global problem-it’s also a huge domestic problem. In the U.S., 200,000 minors are in the sex trade... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
Hey guys, this was the only way I could figure out how to make an 'online' version of today's flyer available to you all. If you just click below it will pull up the flyer. There are 4 flyers to each page, so print up a bunch and just cut... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
Our country, the United States has become one of the top destinations in the world for child sex trafficking. Florida, California, New York and Texas are cited as being the top destinations in the U.S. for trafficked victims. Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
It's amazing that over a week has passed already since we were a part of the Shine Conference which was put on by Celebration Church in Jacksonville. I almost don't quite have the words to say that really explain how amazing not only the conference was but the connections we... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
The economy is in turmoil. There are incredible organizations in Jacksonville that are working relentlessly to help children and youth who are homeless, but they DESPERATELY need your help. Forsaken Generation will be in Jacksonville, Florida from May 7th to May 16th. Sean Wrench, founder of Forsaken Generation will be... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
via www.youtube.com We are very excited to present our first ever video production. The video premier yesterday, and since then I've watched is about 100 times. I'm ecstatic we finally have this done because I believe it's really going to help us raise awareness. It also breaks my heart everytime... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 28, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
via www.voicenews.com This article sadly is one I've come across 100's of times in newspapers across the country. It's always the same headlines. "The new face of homelessness is children" or "Number of homeless children growing rapidly". We have to do something. If we continue to do little or nothing... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 14, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
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April 28th through the 24th is National Volunteer Week. Forsaken Generation is organizing a national effort to help youth homeless shelters all across the country. Many of these shelters are in desperate need of help. Funding is a huge issue for these organizations. They often struggle to provide the children... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
I recently came across this article on www.homelesshub.ca It's about how we view homeless youth. I highly encourage everyone to read the article. Below are my comments on it. To view the article click here. via homelesshub.ca This is a GREAT article and something that I speak about often to... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 7, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
via www.bradfordera.com Tonight, Sean Wrench, Founder of Forsaken Generation, will be speaking to the Church of the Nazarene youth group in Bradford, PA about youth homelessness. These teens are committing to a 30 hour famine where they are only allowed juice or water. Plus they are sleeping outside in cardboard... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 1, 2010 at Forsaken Generation
For years, the Body Shop has taken stands in its stores and ads on contentious issues, as part of the philosophy of its founder, the late Anita Roddick, to pursue social activism. Now, the chain, part of L’Oréal, is taking the next step in a long-running effort to fight the... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 31, 2010 at Forsaken Generation