Posted by on May 8, 2017 3:52 am
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(BANT) – San Francisco is getting a $100 million donation to reduce homelessness in the city.

Mayor Ed Lee tweeted Sunday that the nonprofit Tipping Point has pledged the enormous sum in an effort to cut chronic homelessness by 50 percent in five years.

Officials with Tipping Point, a San Francisco-based company, said the donation is the largest amount of money raised to reduce homelessness in the city that city officials have ever received.

The money will be used to create new housing as well as improve the mental health, criminal justice and child welfare systems.