One of our national problems and something we should all be ashamed of is the number of families that are now homeless. The number of single people that are homeless is relatively steady. Nationwide, the number of families that are now homeless is reported to be up by as much as nine percent.
I may be older but I can’t forget when at the age of 10, just going on eleven, we found ourselves without a home. Finally, a friend of my Mother allowed us to live in her garage until we could find a more permanent solution. We did, almost nine months later.
The shame of all this is that children don’t know where they belong. They have no idea what friends they can count on or even play with. The whole family is disoriented.
We can change that. Our company, C4 WorldWide, Inc is working in cooperation with companies in India that are leading edge in the utilization of renewable resources. They can make furniture out of coir, hemp and other long renewable fibers mixed with certain chemicals. The wood can be any color and it’s nearly as hard as mahogany. Every time we replace 36 sq. board feet of lumber with a renewable source, we’ve saved one tree. There’s also work being done to manufacture renewable plywood that has insulation and fire retardant properties. [Read more…]