Dallas aims to get its LGBT homeless youth off the streets by 2020

"'This is an opportunity to connect all the dots and leave no stone unturned,' said Dr. Ashley Lind, CEO of Promise House, which shelters at-risk kids who, among other things, have been turned out of their homes or run away."

More than 1,200 kids live on Dallas streets, many from the foster system

"The event at Promise House, a nonprofit battling youth homelessness, aimed to show donors the reality for more than 1,200 homeless kids and teens on Dallas streets every night."

Dozens spend a night on the streets to support homeless youth

"More than 30 volunteers spent the night outside Promise House in Dallas, in the rain, with sleeping bags and cardboard boxes. They raised more than $90,000 to help homeless young people through Promise House, which provides shelter for homeless youth and provides long term programs to help them get back on their feet."

Dozens Sleep Outside in Dallas to Support Homeless Kids

"'In particular, you even hear less about youth homelessness. A lot of people don't even know that it exists. And the reason for that is when kids are out on the street their really scared, they are scared, and they’re very vulnerable so they tend to hide,' said Timothy Fisher, Promise House Board Member and Event Chairman."