Sesame Street homeless puppet

Sesame Street is raising awareness about homelessness by introducing Lily, its first homeless puppet.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Sesame Street is raising awareness about homelessness by introducing its first homeless puppet.

Lily, who's family has lost their home.

She was originally described as being "food insecure" because her family didn't have consistent access to food.

Now Sesame Street has expanded her storyline saying her family stays with friends.

Lily's journey will only appear in online resources-- not in TV episodes.

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