Learning to be Housed

” How important is it that I pay rent ?”. As jaw droppingly stupid as hearing those words from someone who is expecting a new car tomorrow is – I heard them last night. Often homelessness is caused – not by lack of resources- but by the unwise spending of resources. (Gas to go farContinue reading “Learning to be Housed”

Grocery Money $Making it Last

#fb, Otherwise known as “A word of advice from Sonya’s mother”.  Foodstamps, aka SNAP is carefully calculated to provide enough funds to feed the family or individual they are issued to for an entire month  when other income sources are factored in. However, Food Banks are seeing a crush of clients come in at theContinue reading “Grocery Money $Making it Last”

Rent for your Homeless Shelter

Should you pay for shelter? Where would the money come from, where does it go, how is it spent and is it far? In New York the plan is to charge rent for shelter residents. The Huffington Post has an article from Covenant House touting their approach to rent and why it is character building.Continue reading “Rent for your Homeless Shelter”

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