Gallery: Crumbling Gingerbread Houses Highlight Homelessness in Sweden

 

Most of us don’t think twice about going home for the holidays, but this simple idea is impossible for millions of homeless people worldwide to even fathom. In Sweden, the Stockholm City Welfare Mission joined forces with the Swedish Museum of Architecture to call attention to the issue of homelessness this Christmas season. Under the campaign “Help us Break an Old Christmas Tradition,” the organizations are using the museum’s annual gingerbread house exhibit as a venue to explore what it means to be at home, and how more fortunate individuals can help the homeless.

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