Wealth vs Worth in 1 Picture

In “the Bible Corrected by God” God is changing the captions of the rich to “poor” and vice versa. It was super windy in Los Angeles last night. The screen blue off of my bedroom window. As I walked across my front yard and then started trying to try to catch up with the tumbling […]

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Toilets, Because s#!+ Happens

Los Angeles has self cleaning toilets for the public to use. What this really means is that there are self-cleaning toilets out there that homeless people can use because the general public can use a toilet inside a restaurant or a store that their patronizing has homeless people are often turned away by signs that […]

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Homeless Showers

Thank you @sfvrescue for partnering with MEND every Tuesday for our Homeless Outreach Day. Your mobile shower always helps meet the needs of our clients! #peoplehelpingpeople #SFRescueMENDingPoverty A post shared by MEND Poverty (@mendpoverty) on Mar 28, 2017 at 11:06am PDT The San Fernando Valley  Rescue Mission and MEND combining  together to bring hygiene and […]

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It is unfortunate when you have an unpleasant body smell. Sometimes they can be avoided, but sometimes they are results of lifestyle choices or financial situations. Smokers: breath mints in the inside and Fabreeze on the outside (or stop smoking). Urine leaks : while baby wipes may seem to be the logical answer, a better […]

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A whole bunch of tears

There is a purposeful lack of tissues in my office – a reminder of absence that I should not make people cry. However, today I started a flood. A lady going through divorce is afraid to tell supportive agencies that she is homeless and needs help. She wants to hide homelessness from her child’s father. […]

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Who I Read / Meet / Tweet / Follow to Learn More on Homelessness in General | Homeless in LA ©

Who I Read / Meet / Tweet / Follow to Learn More on Homelessness in General United States Interagency Council on Homelessness National Alliance to End Homelessness: FAQs. New York Homelessness http://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org/?gclid=COeCmK_D08UCFUuTfgod4DEATA The neighborhood of Silverlake in Los Angeles http://silverlakenc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/homeless_flyer_bilingual.pdf has a community council that is on the ball The Good Rev Andy Bales of Union Rescue Mission. […]

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The People on the Offramp

It makes me nervous to see folks standing on the side of the rode, the off-ramp, or intersection asking for money. I am afraid FOR them, not of them. Hospitalizations are a common occurrence for someone who falls into traffic or doesn’t vacate the roadway fast enough or just wants to be hit by a […]

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Sleeping Out for One Night

I see you on the news coverage of the @roseparade, bundled into sleeping bags and laughing, and complaining about the bitter cold. I hear you laughing and drinking and wondering how you can stand the line for the portable potty. It is fun, it is a lark It is just for the night. For you. […]

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