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I Want to Help the Homeless

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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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    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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    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 Apr 29, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16

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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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    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 3 Responses Jul 27, 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 1 Response May 4, 2009

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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 21 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    There are some that want help and when you try they don't listen, I can't help someone who doesn't want it and can try and be there for them when they need me but that's about as...
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    My naughty secret. My naughty secret is catching up. The scars scream HELP! But to everyone else it's just a whisper. A whisper they ignore....it's nothing. My naughty secret wants...
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    I know I am young. But I am here for anyone that needs it. I won't judge you. I know how it feels to want to die, and I know you are not an attention seeker. Some people have...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've had bulimia/purging disorder for about 8 months now, and due to certain things i have decided to try to get some help. I don't even know if I want help but I know that I...
    diectoke diectoke 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I like helping ppl it's something I have always enjoyed so pls if anyone wants help with a problem they have going on message me and I'll do my best to help out👍
    protostar55 protostar55 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Anyone want help? Just message me 😊🙈
    Bemybestfriend13 Bemybestfriend13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Anyone on? I want help :) messages only
    musicmann musicmann 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I find no use in meeting people as very few turn out to be helpful, they just pretend to be friends but apparently they are not.I do know that I am in secured in terms of trust but...
    darkheart93 darkheart93 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇 O GOD, Almighty and merciful, who heals those that are broken in heart, and turns the sadness of the sorrowful to joy; Let your...
    rahifsaad rahifsaad 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I was homeless as a teenager. I has abusive parents and an abusive foster home. When I was 15 I ran away and lived on the streets. I was stupid enough to believe that I was "free...
    KnaveOfClubs KnaveOfClubs 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Hi. I Am a 48 year old woman in a bad situation. I have been independent and hard working my entire life, until I was injured, TBI (traumatic brain injury), 2.5 years ago. My...
    GoodIntentionGirl GoodIntentionGirl 46-50 1 Response Jul 12

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    I went to a restaurant today with my family. In said restaurant, a homeless person approached me and my dad and asked if we had a dollar or two. Unfortunately, I didn't have my...
    jasenamigala jasenamigala 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I was homeless at the age of 26. And I won't lie I was determined to end my life upon winding up homeless. My life was monotonous and tedious. Boring jobs, no friends, no family...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I live in Green Bay WI. The police are horrible to the homeless. They treat them like dirt. They arrest them on charges that are false. They even gave a ticket to a homeless...
    BibleThumper BibleThumper 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Hi girls, I try my best to be a good listener, I will listen to anything you say, and try to help you if you need help so message me :) :3
    Ceaser55 Ceaser55 16-17, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Hey Guys. In 2010, I weighed about 330 lbs (150 kg) I was fat and sick and depressed- I had a horrible body image. I started getting fat at about age 16. I was eating loads of...
    Marathoner Marathoner 31-35, M 8 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    So I'm going to share 100 mostly useless facts about myself. 1. I am a night owl. 2. I am a morning person. 3. It's afternoons that I don't do so well with. 4. It is not possible...
    RaTEARSin RaTEARSin 22-25, F Jun 30

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    It happened several years ago. In the city I lived in back then , there was this homeless musician. He was pretty much a drifter. He had this old musical pipe ( not sure exactly...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M Jul 2

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    Hi my name is Kevin and I am homeless in Georgia but I have a home in Reno Nevada. I am disabled and receive disability each month but I was robbed while down here by the half...
    kwolffe kwolffe 36-40, M Jul 16

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    I am a lonely runaway and homeless, my ex had me run to her then she dumped me for another now im stranded and lost but im not going back home i just need help i want to join other...
    NikhilWolf NikhilWolf 13-15, M Jul 20

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    There's a place in Dallas Texas called Soupmobile Inc. that I volunteer my time at whenever I can. It's a wonderful feeling knowing that I'm doing God's work and helping to feed...
    DallasSuicide DallasSuicide 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago