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I Want to Open a Homeless Shelter

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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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 do give money to homeless . Most genuine homeless don't beg . If I see a homeless person I'd chat to em . Bung em a £10 or £20 not often but do , this winter just gone was...
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    I believe it's a mix of paranoia and a sheltered childhood that's the culprit behind some of my serious trust issues today. In my childhood, I was constantly warned about the...
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    51, finding a solution to a problem 52, seeing birds nests in trees 53, making everything match my outfit 54, nail polish 55, chanel no five 56, peace and quiet 57, hot chocolate...
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    I was for a short while, my mom and I. It was scary. Don't want to go through that again. It was like only a few days but it kind of changed my life. I always share my change or...
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    I got the opportunity to help out homeless people today. My church participates in a program called Christnet, where churches from various places take a week to host a group of...
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    I grew up in judgmental home, where everything taboo or different was sheltered from us, we were taught that if it is different then its terrible in some way. I broke free of that...
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    I used to. ...I've recently become homeless, though...
    jadegreeneyes7 jadegreeneyes7 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I was talking with my friends from the town I went to high school, we talked about a lot of things but then later on they said I grew up sheltered and I guess it might be true but...
    KValentine17 KValentine17 22-25, M May 18

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    I have no passion! people ask me what your passion is and I don't know. When i was a kid I wanted to be a dentist then when people started asking me the famous question "What are...
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    I live in Wisconsin and life in society is literally tearing me apart. I've learned many survival skills and I just want to live like my ancestors and those in the land boom of the...
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    In the early 70's when I was about 8 or 9, I stayed with an elderly Aunt (Eileen). We shared a passion - stamp collecting! She lived by the sea about 20 miles from my home...
    Hdumpty Hdumpty 46-50, M 5 Responses May 1

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    Why??...... If I could find the strength one day I would ask him why? Why was I not good enough for you to love, protect, hold, shelter? Why, what was it about me that made you...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 3 Responses May 18

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    1. Im happy 2. Ive been homeless 3. I have mental illness
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I was proud of my son today. He's just barely 7. We went to a group event at a local park in downtown area. As we were leaving he saw a homeless woman and her cart. She was...
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    I love the sheltering rain. It keeps my tears company.
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F May 15

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    Once we have secured the basics: shelter, sustenance, and safety, we have the opportunity to wonder. Unfortunately, many times we pile objects on top of our daily lives and then...
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