Give Money To Homeless People?

Give Money To Homeless People?

The question of “should I give money?” is really is a choice that you need to make for yourself. However, if you choose to give someone money, what that money gets spent on is no longer in your control.Walking around the city, it sometimes feels like there are a...
What Do WE Look Like

What Do WE Look Like

What does a homeless person look like to you? Is it the person sitting in a cardboard box under a bridge, possibly with a dog, usually with a sleeping bag and little else to protect them from the elements? Someone with their worldly possessions in a shopping cart?...
What NOT To Say

What NOT To Say

There are many ways to approach and talk to someone living on the streets. But there are just as many ways that you could offend or say something that is negative. homeless person: “spare change?” “Sorry- all I’ve got are 20s” If they ask...
Open A Dialogue

Open A Dialogue

The definition of homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house & or apartment. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure and adequate housing due to a lack of, or...
Pay it Forward

Pay it Forward

This is Shah Jahan, a Muslim immigrant who I met Christmas Eve when I was giving out backpacks to the homeless. I had one backpack left when I met him. And, he was SO excited to get the backpack because he had no gloves. His fingers were literally turning blue.As I...

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