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...
Fight to Help Those in Need Continues

Fight to Help Those in Need Continues

While BFTS welcomes holiday donations, we want to remind people that we operate year round and donations are always open. Without the generosity of kind hearts, we would not be able to do what we do.The reality is our program, and other programs that help families,...
2019 Recognized Holidays

2019 Recognized Holidays

Why is it that people generally volunteer only on Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving or New Years? Even if you volunteer for the holidays on the list it still isn’t enough. Why not got to a soup kitchen or food pantry to volunteer say once a month. Or walk around...
2019 Is Going To Be Huge!

2019 Is Going To Be Huge!

2019 Is Going To Be Huge For Backpacks For The Street! Within the new year, BFTS is going to become a much bigger force, helping the homeless population. The dream is to supply the people on the streets and in shelters with guided help making their lives better bit by...
Ways To Help

Ways To Help

Here are a few suggestions and ways that all of us can help. And not all require putting out money or being inconvenienced:1. See the person, not the stereotype, and make a human connection. People who are homeless — on the street and in shelters — are...

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