A homeless man folds up his bedding in the morning at the Harrington Hall homeless shelter in Cranston

 
A homeless man folds up his bedding in the morning at the Harrington Hall homeless shelter in Cranston
A homeless man folds up his bedding in the morning at the Harrington Hall homeless shelter in Cranston, Rhode Island November 18, 2009. After 24 consecutive months in which homeless shelters here have reported rising demand for beds, support groups here say urgent action is needed ahead of the worst winter months to prevent homeless people being left to fend for themselves in the bitter cold. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES BUSINESS)