Eric Shinseki And Shaun Donovan Join "Point-In-Time" Walk To Count Homeless


Michael Williams snacks on coffee and donuts given by volunteers as... News PhotoDonut,Homelessness,Horizontal,Human Interest,Nebraska,Night,Politics,Preparation,Sleeping,Snack,Social Issues,USA,Volunteer,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: Michael Williams, 54, snacks on coffee and donuts given by volunteers as he prepared to sleep for the night on the 200 block of 8th St. NE, Washington D.C., January 31, 2013. The volunteers were part of a Point-in-Time (PIT) count walk with local homeless advocates to find and identify the number of homeless Americans on the street, including veterans, as part of an effort to end veterans homelessness by the end of 2015. The PIT homeless count, is an exercise that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has required of jurisdictions nationwide in order to receive federal grant money aimed at reducing homelessness. (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)