Just as this man on the beach gets a boost each day by his commitment to share his food, I feel the same duty to share what I have and always enjoy a warm feeling of fulfillment by giving something to others who need it. I have researched many organizations locally and nationwide that serve homeless people in different ways. If you feel the same way and want to give something big or small, have a look at these initiatives, which caught my eye:
Here's what I was listening to, while editing these pictures: "Feed the Birds" written by the Sherman Brothers. Supposedly Walt Disney's favorite song! Certainly the only song in the whole long movie of Mary Poppins that makes me cry and I know I'm not the only one!
Also, as I was researching homelessness: "Under Pressure" by Queen & David Bowie, with its thought-provoking video playing in the corner of my screen.
Click on the thumbnails below to see bigger, better resolution versions of the pics, while you listen!
- Veterans Inc
- abc news article "Coming home homeless" Dec 2010
Some interesting articles & blogs on homelessness:
- Why do people become homeless? (From a social worker's point of view)
- Why do people become homeless? (From a homeless guy's point of view)
- Homeless Family blog (With a happy ending - they have a home and now work to help others)
Share your thoughts and experiences with homelessness in the comments section below.