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I Want to Open a Homeless Shelter

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    For Homelss Pets

    and I would open one for people also if I could afford to but animals are special to me cuz people dump them and forget they have hearts and feelings and needs I hate to see abandoned animals... I have a deep love for cats and dogs! and other pets I love kittens and puppies and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 6, 2011

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    Not only have I lived in a women's shelter

    before. I also know of women who are in need of one. I have no desire to compete with any other of the few women shelters that are available in the city where I reside. I just see a need for more and I want to do more. I have sort of an idea of what it is going to take. A few...
    TiffanyGaskin TiffanyGaskin 31-35, F Dec 18, 2013

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    The Safari House

    The Safari House is my idea Here in St Louis MO I want to purchase a 57 unit apartment building and furnish it with the basic needs of home then go to all the local shelters and recrewt selective individuals and families to fill the homes with. My plan is to house them first then...
    lauraharris1980 lauraharris1980 31-35 1 Response May 22, 2011

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    I Would Like to Open Up a Homeless Shelter

    It breaks my heart to see homeless people.I just want to help them all and if I couldnt give them all shelter atleast I want to be able to give them food.who knows maybe some day I can open my house up to the homeless
    littleboyblue16 littleboyblue16 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I Am A Homeless

    I am ESTHER from INDIA.  When  the monsoon begins,we heard the crying of a helpless mother dog, She was crying to save her six puppies. . my sons rescued that puppies and thy are kept in our home. now all are safe but the problem begins now As we are staying in a rented...
    estherprabavathi estherprabavathi 36-40 Nov 17, 2011

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    I Want to Open a Homeless Shelter

    I know this is a little far out there but I want  to open a nation wide homeless shelter with other people that like to help others like we would all be assigned jobs  someone could travel and pick up all the homeless someone could cook the meals someone could clean...
    angelgirl2009 angelgirl2009 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Homeless Hotel...

    You know when someone asks you what you plan to do with your money if you win the lottery?  My answer was always simple.  I want to open a Homeless Hotel.  Last year, I was in a women's group for severe depression and anxiety.  I knew far too many of them that...
    notjustamom30 notjustamom30 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Homeless Hotel...

    You know when someone asks you what you plan to do with your money if you win the lottery?  My answer was always simple.  I want to open a Homeless Hotel.  Last year, I was in a women's group for severe depression and anxiety.  I knew far too many of them that...
    notjustamom30 notjustamom30 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    A Life To Live

    I have recently discovered a burning passion inside me for people who don't have anything...it breaks my heart and makes me cry just at the thought.... When i was a baby, my birth parents were homeless even when i was born they were homeless and went into debt with doctor and...
    MindyBear95 MindyBear95 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    Group Home? Sleeping Room? Neighborhood House?

    In Chicago, there's only homeless shelters and I'm sure not enough to cover the need. The region knows nothing of sleeping rooms and the only group homes or neighborhood houses are for the handicapped. Wish we soon to be homeless people (I'm losing my apartment this august...
    UnemployedGuy UnemployedGuy 46-50 Jun 8, 2012

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    Open A Homeless Shelter

    I always wanted to open a homeless shelter.  However, I always stated when I strike it rich, that is when I will open my shelter.  Well that day may never come, therefore,, my husband and I have decided to open a homeless shelter in the State of Michigan.  The...
    caryandval caryandval 41-45 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

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    I'm about to basically. Basically this: I'm kinda on my own. I'm technically homeless. My parents don't want anything to do with me. And so I'm living with a friend. But because I...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    A friend just emailed me this story.. And I think it ought to be shared. I haven't checked yet, but I'm certain that homeless women are facing this problem ..not just in the US...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have tied knots with you in a melodious binding.You may not be knowing but I have obtained you with an unknown amount of toil. I fight it out everyday within myself. The...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 19 hrs ago

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    I have kept an open mind to new ideas and experiences. – As they say, a ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. Accepting some level of risk in life is...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 9 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I dont pretend or fake anything about my self - some ppl may hide their certain sides - but I pour everything I am about openly - some ppl may misunderstand , some may not like my...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    I wish I was open-minded, the door's closed I think I lost the key somewhere ...*sighs, where'd it go?... hah just playing lol im very open minded hehe ish ..
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 8 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have studied sex/pregnancy for a long time now. Some day i want to open a center that can help families/moms dealing with the hardships of being homeless with kids, being...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I have studied sex/pregnancy for a long time now. Some day i want to open a center that can help families/moms dealing with the hardships of being homeless with kids, being...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have studied sex/pregnancy for a long time now. Some day i want to open a center that can help families/moms dealing with the hardships of being homeless with kids, being...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    The reason i want to meet a gay man for a friend is because I love male friends. I'm open to all friends really except the straight man. You can be gay, lesbian, bi, straight...
    heavenlyrose118 heavenlyrose118 41-45, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I have been thinking just recently about all the decisions I'm trying to make. I want to be an eco-minimalist (if that's even what you call it), I want to lessen my burdens, and I...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I took this pic a few years ago. I call it the hand of Godor whoever your higher being you believe. Just look at thecloud... a giant hand holding... holding you, holding me up.What...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yeah, I'm open-minded.. just don't think about putting anything in my butt and I'm good. :)
    xBlackyChan xBlackyChan 22-25, M 1 Response 47 mins ago

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    We came back from town and went back to my friends sisters house had some more drinks, now everyone's gone out. Now I'm board and alone in someone else's house....I'm open to every...
    Ukmadforit Ukmadforit 31-35, M 1 Response 45 mins ago

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    I sometimes wish I had nothing, so I might begin appreciating what I've got. The most humble, the poorest, are almost always the most contented with the simplest of things; shelter...
    Aethic Aethic 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am looking for an open minded FRIEND with benefits.
    justalittlekinky justalittlekinky 51-55, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm very open! Ask me anything!
    Sweetloumc Sweetloumc 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    "Side" Travis Well I believe there's someone watching over you They're watching every single thing you say And when you die they'll set you down and take you through You'll...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    I really need company because I'm the type of person who cannot be alone (if we talk ill tell you why) and let me just tell u some things before you decide to talk to me or not to...
    Aidree Aidree 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I did for two and a half years. It was like a four bedroom house but it had no foundations. It was made from ***** pine and was on a raft right at the edge of a tidal lake...
    Pratincole Pratincole 66-70, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    moral based housing qualifications for really suck.so i waited two years for my income to start, and now i am finding out that i cant find a place because of a background check...
    treya2420 treya2420 46-50 3 Responses Mar 30

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    My blood is boiling and I'm full of rage ...I'm a non white woman who is physically and mentally unwell living in the uk .. I had three admissions at the psychiatric hospital and I...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I had been asked before a while back if I ever wanted to attend a One Direction concert. I at the time didn't think I would consider seeing them just from liking one song of theirs...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes--I just want to run away---I want that as well:that is, to run away.Free form the non-existence that poses as an existence now.Free from the shackles that bind me and my...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 2 Responses Mar 22

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    We didn't get together. It was an 'almost' romance. He gave me every reason to doubt him from the start. He told me how hot other girls are, he left photos of him and his ex all...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I really wish I had someone to go out clubbing with for a night. I've never been clubbing and I wish I could get dolled up with someone to do that. Even though that's like the...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Apr 6

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    the time my friend Freddie became a girl chapter 2 part 10 Kirsty gave me one last look of confusion and worry as she slowly disappeared behind the door, which closed shut soon...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T Apr 7

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    It all started when I decided to help someone, because she had a 3 year old daughter and I know what it is like to be a young child with no means of transportation or living...
    LadyMongoose LadyMongoose 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anyone else about to be homeless? Im thinking about heading to California for the weather.
    loveseoul loveseoul 26-30, M Mar 26

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    1. I don't know how to do basic math. 2. I don't have a permit or drivers liscense and I do not know how to drive. 3. I use digital clocks because I don't know how to tell time on...
    bubble83 bubble83 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Having been through a fire I know what it's like to have nothing. So I try to always help... When I learned salmon bellies are a delicacy, I stopped throwing them back with the...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F Apr 4

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