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Anything helps

two words declare

watches knees

concrete stare

everything helps

coin toss spare

then walk on

drive by repair.



used to be a man
a man with a job and wife
and kids miss my kids

used to have a home
job and a car and a wife… 169 more words

Alice Keys MD

Manila's Street People

On Palm Sunday, my daughter Ilona and I joined the Philippine Outdoor Photographers on a Photowalk through the lower end of Binondo and Intramuros. I am obviously not a photographer; I find the art fascinating and enjoy learning more about it for the sake of expanding my knowledge, but it’s a fundamentally different sort of talent that I’m not sure I have. 202 more words


Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority launches Official LAHSA Toastmasters Club

Some 25 employees of LAHSA joined Toastmasters today at the Official kick-off meeting in downtown LA.
The meeting was led by International Toastmasters outgoing Lt. Gov. 209 more words


Change and You

I was in the middle of the street and the timer was out and the little man had turned to a solid hand. The cars inched forward a bit and I grabbed my jacket shut and ran through the rain. 172 more words


Myths About Homelessness

Myth 1. Most homeless people are middle-aged men
So NOT true
For many, the word “homeless” conjures up images of scraggly men standing on street corners holding cardboard signs. 677 more words

Seniors struggle, and wait, for adequate housing

In his single room at the hotel, he often has to wait to use the bathroom or the shower, and because he doesn’t have his own cooking place, he must also wait in line to fix something to eat.   48 more words