Community USA Comforters
Our lightweight, warm Comforters induce sweet, sweet sleep - and take your bedding to the next level. Designs are printed onto the super-soft material for brilliant images and a dreamy, premium feel.
- Available in King, Queen, Full, Twin and Twin XL sizes
- Crafted with 100% premium microfiber polyester
- Lined with fluffy, lightweight polyfill
- Machine washable with cold water on gentle
About this artwork
In 2013, a Central Florida Commission on Homelessness study indicated that the region spends $31,000 a year per homeless person to cover "salaries of law-enforcement officers to arrest and transport homeless individuals — largely for nonviolent offenses such as trespassing, public intoxication or sleeping in parks — as well as the cost of jail stays, emergency-room visits and hospitalization for medical and psychiatric issues. This did not include "money spent by nonprofit agencies to feed, clothe and sometimes shelter these individuals". In contrast, the report estimated the cost of permanent supportive housing at "$10,051 per person per year" and concluded that "[h]ousing even half of the region's chronically homeless population would save taxpayers $149 million during the next decade — even allowing for 10 percent to end up back on the streets again." This particular study followed 107 long-term-homeless residents living in Orange, Osceola or Seminole Counties. There are similar studies showing large financial savings in Charlotte and Southeastern Colorado from focusing on simply housing the homeless.