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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    1. snails , or any bugs. 2. people who eat with those myth open making a smacking noise. 3. seeing homeless people asking for money and people ignoring them. 4. not being able to...
    heeyLisss heeyLisss 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. When I was little I wanted to be a monster hunter :) 2. I don't like sweet foods. 3. I love getting high. 4. My major is graphic design, my minor is drama. 5. I used to be...
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    homelessness, chronic unemployment,prison, death, or living with abusive family. bad health (that can be fixed), and a bad life. all because im on only child, im poor, and i spent...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Science says you don't remember the same memories the same , that every time you think of a memory it slightly changes . However , I think for most of us there are a few memories...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    In every city we have the corporates the movers and shakers that shape the economy into a flourishing prosperous Capitalistic environment. But we forget that in every City there...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 3 days ago

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    Apparently too much. But. My list is sane. World peace No homeless. Quality products. Real justice Medical cures.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i was homeless between the years 2013 til this year now I'm off the streets
    bigtreez bigtreez 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to be a good mother, to be a good girlfriend, to own my own house instead of renting. I want to get married, kids who listen. I just want to be happy. I will never be able...
    motherwhowantstheworld motherwhowantstheworld 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    "I wanna take you with me to life with no more yesterdays we can start again awake and so excited and change the way we always push we always push I'll open up and be your...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I absolutely hate Texas with a passion and I'm stuck here homeless now!! I can't leave this small town cause I have no car, I have BULLSHIT job....my last paycheck was 174 dollars...
    Slave5 Slave5 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    There are a lot of homeless people down my block. I always wonder where they go when it is winter. But since it's summer, I see them a lot sitting under scaffolds. Most of the time...
    reginarose reginarose 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    If you like to party, and I like to party, why do we go to work? Let's be a bunch of partying homeless people!
    ExperimentalDummy ExperimentalDummy 22-25, T a week ago

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    hey people im bedro and im here to try and help. I know how it feels to be struggling, i was once in a situation where things where not going my way and I had problems mounting on...
    bedrohelps bedrohelps 31-35, M a week ago

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    When I think of my day at work today, this is the song that comes to mind.I'm the floor superviser at a restaurant. I wait tables and am in charge making sure all other servers...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I want to actually have someone to love and hold and cuddle when I'm upset I want to make sure she will be the happiest girl alive she can talk to me and I can be open to her for...
    Mickeymouse30 Mickeymouse30 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Because everyone like to talk about themselves right? No one reads these lol. But I'm doing it anyway. Living on the edge! Okay here goes nothing. 1. I give a **** about you...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    not everyone that's homeless is crazy or bad or even on drugs. i am homeless with kids i have a job but i do it alone i had to pick up a 2nd job overnite just to get us a home...
    anad718 anad718 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Another homeless guy just saw me. And left. He had a bike. And was talking to himself. Or singing. And didnt see me. Until the last minute Why was he offroad. Trees...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    knowing we have people who have enough money to donate just a little money to homeless shelters or just homeless people but knowing they don't makes me sad. everyone deserves a...
    springguo springguo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I am about to become homeless. I never been so desperate, worried. I have been living with my mother for awhile now, taking care of her, as her health has been declining. Now, she...
    CoolDude2244 CoolDude2244 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Well guys after five weeks of being homeless and sleeping in the Walmart parking, I finally got enough money together to get myself a room to rent. This will be my second night...
    ac5225 ac5225 36-40, M Jul 17

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    So for the past few weeks l have been watching the tv show Mr. Robot which l may say is really good. This show is so good that it actually make one think about what really goes on...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Jul 17

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    So for the past few weeks l have been watching the tv show Mr. Robot which l may say is really good. This show is so good that it actually make one think about what really goes on...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Jul 17

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    I have always had abandonment issues since as far as i can remember do to being adopted....an ive always had an energetic ability out of the norm.once loosing my fiance at age 21...
    strivingAngel strivingAngel 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Not sure what the world is coming to. I feel like a wild animal that's been raised in captivity and taught to perform circus tricks in exchange for food and shelter. I just want to...
    Wildernesslover1 Wildernesslover1 31-35, F Jul 17

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    I am going to be living on the streets officially in 2 weeks because I can't find a room to rent or a vehicle or any other place to stay. I am only 20 years old and can't believe...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 17

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    Continued from this morning. 26. I have an extremely high physical pain tolerance but emotionally sense rive. Go figure. 27. I want to take up painting and have awesome ideas but...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Especially when sad. Or homeless Or fearful.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 17

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    over 75% of the USA homeless population is under the age of 18
    Imaginemebaby Imaginemebaby 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Please respond with authenticity,