I Want to Help the Homeless

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 320 People

    Willing to Help

    When I see the homelss in the streets, I usually give them some change or food and my old clothes sometimes. I've been thinking about getting a volunteer job so that I would be able to give them more help. I want them to feel cared for and know that this world is not as...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Aug 9, 2009

    Especially Kids...

    It makes me so sad to know that there are homeless children out there for whatever reason. Maybe they ran away or maybe their parents kicked them out and they have no place to go. What good reason could a parent possibly have for kicking their kid out on the street? I would be so...
    RoziePanda12 RoziePanda12
    18-21, F
    Aug 4, 2013

    I'm Homeless

    I've been in 3 diffrent places and I am only 16! It sucks feeling hopless I'm tired of being homless and living in shelters I just want to be heard for once!
    MariselaLopez MariselaLopez
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2012

    Www.homelessartisan.org

    I am building a website. www.homelessartisan.org There is a group I started today called I am a homeless artisan. If you know of any homeless artists have them join.
    mikejackering mikejackering
    41-45, M
    Jul 11, 2009

    Small Steps

    I grew up in the midwest, where homeless people were called 'bums'. We had no respect for them, instilled by our parents' lack of empathy. In their time, there were plenty of homeless people, immigrants, veterans, wanderers who had no place to settle down. The world war and the...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Nov 29, 2009

    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2014

    Hi Im Embarrassed

    im embarrassed to tell me story and i dont know if anyone wants to listen. at least ill get this off my chest just by writing it. i am looking for advice. i was a kid when my moms boyfriend kicked me out, i just became a teenager. he was touching me and i started to fight him off...
    tammylorne tammylorne
    26-30
    18 Responses Mar 22, 2012

    Homeless.

    I want to start some kind of organization to help the homeless people, to give them food, water and most importantly somewhere to live. I dont think i have as much money as i need but if a group of us could try and raise some money, we could make a different to a lot of peoples...
    TaylaDella TaylaDella
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2012

    Almost Homeless

    I got hurt on the job in 04 I did not recieve money til07 I had to pay people back that had let me use during that time when i recieved money My credit is shot i can not get a loan My taxes were sold in 05 i have til  june late or early July of this year then i lose my...
    streamin streamin
    46-50
    2 Responses May 4, 2009

    Almost Homeless

    I got hurt on the job in 04 I did not recieve money til07 I had to pay people back that had let me use during that time when i recieved money My credit is shot i can not get a loan My taxes were sold in 05 i have til  june late or early July of this year then i lose my...
    streamin streamin
    46-50
    3 Responses May 4, 2009

    My Mom Is Homeless

    Growing up, I was naive and blind to my mom's gambling addictive. Freshmen year of high school my brother and mom moved in with my oldest brother, and he supported us while being a full time student. My mom didn't work, so our only income was my oldest brother's, and help from an...
    spaceshiplazer spaceshiplazer
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Jul 12, 2011

    That's how it happens.

    Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive reciprocal loving family relations from the beginning. It is never mental illness, and rarely addiction. It is lack of love...
    Ajushi Ajushi
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 10, 2015

    Www.homelessartisan.org

    I am building a website. www.homelessartisan.org There is a group I started today called I am a homeless artisan. If you know of any homeless artists have them join.
    mikejackering mikejackering
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jul 11, 2009

    I would like to create a project in order to

    give food for free in my town.I don't know how to built this project : just encouraging people to give food to homeless people.We all can be homeless or without money.It's Christmas soon .. Any ideas ?
    blueblacklight blueblacklight
    22-25, F
    Dec 11, 2014

    Helping People In Need :-)

    I can't stand when people are mean to the homeless like hello we are human just because some1 leaves on the street dose not give any1 he right to be mean to them!!!!
    Spankingsilly Spankingsilly
    13-15
    1 Response Feb 6, 2012

    Why?

    Why do people be mean to the homeless? Do they not realize what the homeless have to do to survive? Just a few years ago I found a poor lonely blind man by the streets hardly having enough energy to move his hand. On another occasion I found a person who had no more energy to beg...
    Shiningsparkle Shiningsparkle
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 29, 2012

    How about these mega churches

    that are the size of a football field open up their doors at night and give people a safe place to sleep? Or is that to much to ask from a Christian? I really don't think Jesus would mind...
    marladurden13 marladurden13
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    I am very creative but feel

    that time is running out to really show the world want I can do. I am caught between two places, I have a passion to help the homeless which actually makes my soul feel happy! It's as if I can actually feel it. If when I should be so sad and worried about my own life...
    iboxy iboxy
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2014

    Awful....

    I remember what it was like to be homeless and how alone i felt. Having to worry about where i was going to sleep that night and when my next meal might be. Feeling so unclean and dirty.As a seventeen year old female i struggled because i was too old to get help from social...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout
    26-30, F
    Sep 8, 2013

    Almost Homeless

    I got hurt on the job in 04 I did not recieve money til07 I had to pay people back that had let me use during that time when i recieved money My credit is shot i can not get a loan My taxes were sold in 05 i have til  june late or early July of this year then i lose my...
    streamin streamin
    46-50
    May 4, 2009

    The simple thingsI just reread a post put up by

    an EP friend about helping others and ways to do it.It got Me to thinking about the summer a few years back when I was homeless,and the kindness that was shown to Me by others.It was an extra hot summer that year with temps well over a hundred.I would spend the morning hours...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    Almost Homeless

    I got hurt on the job in 04 I did not recieve money til07 I had to pay people back that had let me use during that time when i recieved money My credit is shot i can not get a loan My taxes were sold in 05 i have til  june late or early July of this year then i lose my...
    streamin streamin
    46-50
    1 Response May 4, 2009

    pleace help us we are homeless in spain go

    cheak out gofund me and look for sonia patricolo we really need the help pleace guys help us thanks you xx
    lanceconyard lanceconyard
    22-25, M
    Oct 28, 2015

    I treated a homeless,

    older man to some chick fla, just hope he is doing ok
    KeyKodes KeyKodes
    16-17, M
    Aug 23, 2015

    Running The Rosary (and Helping The Homeless) By Skip Guinness

    Prayer opened my eyes to the homless, or maybe it was the other way arounf Running the Rosary www.skippyguinness.blogspot.com
    skipguinness skipguinness
    41-45
    Apr 4, 2011

    my brother and his wife are homeless,

    I wish I knew what to do to help.
    ashliesmiles ashliesmiles
    18-21, F
    Aug 21, 2015

    Poor Men On The Side Of Ih-35

    I feel bad. When they hold up signs saying anything counts I kindly gave my last dollar. Seeing pets hurt with them kills me soul. I love people and animals. I wish I had money I would give but I'm broke. I feel for you all. God bless..
    Clarityk13 Clarityk13
    16-17, F
    Jun 11, 2013

    Random Acts Of Kindness Really Work - You Can Change A Life

    I was homeless for three years 13-17. I moved out when I was 13 years old because my mother married a new guy and he was a monster. I lived in a tent in the woods year round in Indiana while I worked 60 hours a week but I never missed a practice or day of school. At 17, I joined...
    BladerunnerJim BladerunnerJim
    36-40, M
    2 Responses May 3, 2013

    Confused And Need Advice!!!

     I am 26 and work at a Juvenile Detention Center. My fiance' and I have a huge 2 bedroom condo we rent for now.  I have become really focused on one of the boys in there right now. He just turned 17 and his Parents don't want him anymore. The system is trying to find a place...
    ashes00 ashes00
    26-30
    Aug 15, 2011

    I Want To Help The Homeless

    when i see the commecials about the homeless and children that need to work for a dollar a day at 6 years old and children that cant go to school i think about what i do have. and during the holidays all i think about what i wanna get, but this time around i wana think about what...
    sparklysunset sparklysunset
    16-17
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2011

    Young Musicians Helping The Young Homeless?

    Are there any young musicians out there which would like to build up something to help young homeless people?I am a 22 year old female singer/songwriter,I have left my country, job, my family and friends because I wanted to follow my dream to sing.I have found a wonderful man in...
    GISAEL GISAEL
    22-25
    1 Response Mar 22, 2012

    Www.homelessartisan.org

    I am building a website. www.homelessartisan.org There is a group I started today called I am a homeless artisan. If you know of any homeless artists have them join.
    mikejackering mikejackering
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 11, 2009

    Help The Homeless

    Help the homeless,If ever,I come into money,That's what I'll do,Help the homeless.
    storywriter2 storywriter2
    46-50
    Jul 30, 2012

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