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“The Marathon was very eye opening.” -- Rachel Hester, executive director, Campus for Human Development.

“This is as real as anything I’ve ever been a part of…This is a great thing. This has brought focus.” -- Fresno Mayor Alan Autry

“The Marathon was better than ever this year. We were proud to be a part of it! -- Chad Carrothers, news director, WFHB, Bloomington, IN

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The Homelessness Marathon

The 18th Annual Homelessness Marathon will originate from Washington D.C. starting at 7pm EST on Wednesday February 17, 2016 and ending at 9am the following Thursday morning.

This year we are sponsoring a petition to HUD, demanding better treatment for homeless people.
please sign it here

The Homelessness marathon is America's only national broadcast focusing on homelessness and poverty. Video of the first hour of our most recent broadcast
can be found here


The 16th Homelessness Marathon (2013):
Hour One: Click here
Hour Two: Click here
Hour Three: Click here
Hour Four: Click here
Hour Five: Click here
Hour Six: Click here

14th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2011):
Full Video or Full Audio

11th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2008):
Full Audio

10th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2007):
Full Audio

9th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2006):
Broadcast Schedule | Stations

8th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2005):
Full Audio | Broadcast Schedule | Stations

7th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2004):
Excerpts | Broadcast Schedule | Stations

6th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2003):
Excerpts | Broadcast Schedule | Stations

5th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2002):
Excerpts | Broadcast Schedule | Stations

4th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2001):
Excerpts | Broadcast Schedule | Stations

3rd Annual Homelessness Marathon (2000):

2nd Annual Homelessness Marathon (1999):


  • Alaska State Coalition on Housing and Homelessness

  • America's Second Harvest

  • Housing Status

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Applied Research Center

  • Association of Gospel Rescue Missions

  • Canadian Homelessness Marathon

  • Center for Economic and Policy Research

  • Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence

  • Center for the Study of Women In Society

  • Christian Community Action, New Haven

  • Columbus House

  • Day Labor Organizing Committee

  • Farm Labor Organizing Committee

  • Federation of Southern Cooperatives

  • FEANTSA, Federation of European Organisations Working With The Homeless

  • Feinstein Center for a Hunger Free America

  • Global Exchange

  • Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless

  • Institute for Children and Poverty

  • Institute for Research On Poverty

  • Kensington Welfare Rights Union

  • KUNM

  • Maine State Housing Authority

  • Metro Atlanta Coalition for the Homeless

  • National Coalition for Child Protection Reform

  • National Coalition for the Homeless

  • National Health Care for the Homeless

  • National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty

  • National Low Income Housing Coalition

  • National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness

  • No Tresspassing: Squatting, Rent Strikes and Land Struggles Worldwide

  • Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless

  • NYC Coalition Against Hunger

  • Ontario Coalition Against Poverty

  • Open Door Community, Atlanta

  • Oregon Center for Public Policy

  • Oregon Food Bank

  • Portland's Dignity Village

  • Portland Health Care for the Homeless

  • Portland Public Health Division

  • Preble Street Resource Center

  • Red Feather Development Group

  • San Francisc Coalition on Homelessness

  • San Francisco Liberation Radio

  • Sisters of the Road Cafe

  • Support Coalition International

  • Texas Freedom Network

  • Transitional Housing, Inc.

  • Unity for the Homeless of New Orleans

  • Voting Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union in Atlanta

  • Welfare Made A Difference Campaign

  • Whispered Media ("Boom," the movie)

  • Wilder Research Center

  • World Hunger Year

  • Homeless Newspapers:
  • Real Change, Seattle

  • Spare Change, Cambridge/Boston

  • Street News, NYC

  • Street Roots, Portland, OR

  • Street Sheet, San Francisco

  • Street Wise, Chicago

  • On-Line Resources:
  • Homeless People's Network