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I Want to Help the Homeless

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 327 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Having Stood In Their Shoes

      I would like to find a way of helping other people that live on the street for I know what it is like to be there and to be unable to find a helping hand. And although some people make the streets their permanent home, there are others who are caught in a...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    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 5 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    my brother and his wife are homeless,

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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 13-15, F Jun 11, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I treated a homeless,

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

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    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

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    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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    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

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    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 7 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    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

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    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 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    When I was younger, I used to volunteer for such programmes, We went to many children homes. That's actually how I met my son. Most children were either from broken homes, or...
    DonniePinscher DonniePinscher 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I want to kill myself. I don't want to talk about it. I don't want help. I sure as hell don't want to read about how everything is going to get better or how everything happens for...
    SplitGivanni SplitGivanni 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am ridiculously vain for a homeless guy. Last night I applied self tanner to my face and neck since I don't tan well with sun. And Besides, I don't want my skin in 30 years to...
    shapster shapster 22-25, M a week ago

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    The Return of The Invisible Helpers( A story of how I met my wife)The RememberingHmm… Where should this story begin? I close my eyes and open them again, and an information...
    TheAlchemyst TheAlchemyst 26-30, M a week ago

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    Its truly a blessing to be in one, for the entire life. sometimes it only keeps me thinking if that's even possible in the time that is. numerous challenges - emotional conflicts...
    simplychat simplychat 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I feel for homeless people. Noone cares for them. I wished that this spoiled chick from facebook would be homeless so that she gets what she deserves.
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am so excited to know what my ideal career path is, but I could use some help getting there. I am currently a senior in an engineering program, and I either want to go into...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F a week ago

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    Who needs kids when there are homeless dogs needing love? Fur babies will be my only children lol
    Emma1ee Emma1ee 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27