Have you ever talked with your kids about helping someone who is homeless? How would you keep your children safe while they learned compassionate giving that doesn't enable less than noble behavior?
What kind of solution would you want to have in place if you ever faced the unthinkable challenge of homelessness? The following list is just a few of the items and services that are donated to homeless communities in our nation, but in spite of the generous giving, the homeless recovery process is still very slow very expensive, and very, very painful.
Toys for Boys
Toys for Girls
Help With Rent Deposits
That's a big list of big needs, isn't it???
People who are homeless need a lot of help to put their lives back on track. How do you think we could make it easier for someone to overcome the challenge of having no place to call home?
Do you believe that your life is unaffected by the homelessness that surrounds us?
Have you ever considered the high costs of homeless related emergency calls?
Police, fire, emergency rooms, the coroner... these are just a few of the people who are called upon to deal with challenges related to homelessness.
It's a complex issue, that's for certain.
So, where do you think our conversation about settling the issue should begin?