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I Want to Help the Homeless

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

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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 a week ago

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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 19 Responses Mar 22, 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 May 4, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 4, 2009

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    i like helping people , when i can . many person say here they can help , yeah of course some of them can as well .. but i think probably i can help person in better way , i can...
    rst190 rst190 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    If you want help about friends, relations etc you can ask me I will definitely respond and give advice :))
    trueme0 trueme0 13-15, F Nov 19

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    My youth pastor just saw my cuts from a week or so ago... He told my dad and now my dad is like ******* getting all emotional and **** because I didn't come to him for help... Like...
    NathanielShu NathanielShu 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I mess everything up. I am such an awful person! I can't do anything right ever, I try so hard and it never seems to pay off! I am a screw up. why can't I get it right. why can't I...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I struggle with this everyday. I want help but I refuse to take antidepressants again
    lilellie415 lilellie415 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I need to move out. I am 25 and I live with my parents. I go to school but I have no job I want to move out because I can't take it anymore living under the stress of an alcoholic...
    k3evso k3evso 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    You people are lucky getting presents and having fun on the holidays but I can't I have a I have a different religion I can't even celebrate my own birthday you shouldn't wine...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish the world wasn't so selfish. It depresses me to know their are homeless people in the world. I wish to help them all but, I don't have enough to go around. There aren't any...
    xjourneyx xjourneyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I found a news item that made Me sick to My stomach.I have been homeless for a time after having the rug that was my life pulled out from under Me. May 13, 2014 Youtube...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    So who wants to DO something about it? The shoebox campaign is still on and, unless I'm mistaken, you have four days to fill an empty shoebox with goodies and take it to the...
    stephaniebis stephaniebis 56-60, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't see many homeless people where I live - but I have been to the city a lot. There's homeless people on every corner for the most part - I see them whenever I get on and off...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    I had went to a homeless shelter and I helped my grandma cook for the people that were there I felt so happy helping people who are less fortunate than I was and helping them made...
    kaydoe16 kaydoe16 16-17, F Dec 1

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    This one just really chapped My ***! Id love to hear opinions from as many as possible.Ideas about what can be done. The Free Thought Project Matt Agorist July 25, 2014 The...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    There are three things I want in my life now more than anything. These are: 1. Basics for survival 2. To live together with my soulmate who is waiting for me. 3. To continue...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 21 hrs ago

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    Whenever a criminal is daring to feed the homeless, America's finest are on it. The latest, out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, involved collaring a 90-year-old menace to society, as...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Back when I worked in the city, I befriended a homeless man and would take him to breakfast and hang out with him. We got to be friends and I very much enjoyed the experience of...
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M 5 Responses Dec 4

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    This was last Friday, about a week ago. We were going on a field trip for German Class (Christkindlemart) and I had brought about 40 dollars for souvenirs, food, and other stuff...
    Shyspan Shyspan 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    My parents also taught me to help others in need. My mom said when her and my dad first met the first thing they talked about was building a shelter for the homeless. I guess their...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I know love exists, I do seriously,. It just seems to avoid my life entirely. I have loved others, whether they were friends or someone that I had hoped to be something more, but...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 26 mins ago