homeless

The gift of touch

We take homemade meals and “treats”, blankets, pillows, diapers, rash cream, boots, gloves, hand warmers to the homeless in Madison WI. The biggest thing we give them is the gift of TOUCH. Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Share

Where are your shoes?

Yesterday afternoon The I Have a Name Project and Let’s Be Better Humans campaign had planned on delivering cold water to our homeless neighbors. As temperatures in Phoenix climbed above 110 degrees we began loading the bus. Then, a man whom we were familiar with, approached looking a bit disoriented, very disheveled, thin and gingerly walking across asphalt that can…

He is a person

On my way to work each day, I cross a park where there is a homeless man that has become a fixture of that spot. He is always there with his “I am a homeless Vet” sign. Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Share

A human being in need

Last Wednesday on my way to work while it was 19° and icy out, I saw a person under a blanket in the bus shelter. From the position of their head and hands, I was scared they may be frozen to death (though he was wearing purple gloves but his hands were becoming frostbitten). Facebook Twitter Pinterest…

Homeless chap

I was on my way from rural SW France to London via Paris for a family catch up and had a suitcase full of clothes for the refugees in Calais which I was going to deliver in London (just to be transported back… I know, a long way round but it was the best we…

God Bless

I got my hair cut today and as I was driving back, sitting at a red light, I thought about what a friend had recently said to me. I told myself I’m going to write a note and tomorrow go to one of these guys that sells newspapers on the corner (unless I see someone…