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Akasa
05-06-2015, 08:27 AM
While I lived in TX I would work in a food pantry.
I didn't do any volunteering in HI...
Here in L.A. there's a group that makes burritos, then goes bike riding in Skid Row to distribute them to the homeless. That's something I can get behind. I just help with the making of the burritos, but it's something good right?

Also I was talking to my BFF about this activity and she told me how she took some food to people who distribute it to homeless in her area. She also had a case of bottled water in her trunk with the food and they were like "We could really use this! Thanks!" She was thinking in her head "I hadn't intended it for you, but what the hell it's $5 to replace."

AccountingDrone
05-06-2015, 06:35 PM
Sounds good to me =)

I adopt guys deployed, I send 'care packages' of stuff like zip lok baggies, individually packaged neutral eye drops, pocket packs of kleenex and wet wipes, random books and some junk food. [If I personally know the guy I can customize but most people will break open packages and swap with buddies so it will eventually all get passed around. One package was candy and beanie babies that got given out to the local kids.]
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ComputerNecromancer
05-07-2015, 09:19 PM
While I lived in TX I would work in a food pantry.
I didn't do any volunteering in HI...
Here in L.A. there's a group that makes burritos, then goes bike riding in Skid Row to distribute them to the homeless. That's something I can get behind. I just help with the making of the burritos, but it's something good right?

Watch out. Some cities have passed laws making it *illegal* to give food to the homeless. With huge fines (like $2000!)

The "logic" is that it'll make the homeless go away. Grrrr.

Sapphire Silk
05-09-2015, 06:12 PM
Watch out. Some cities have passed laws making it *illegal* to give food to the homeless. With huge fines (like $2000!)

The "logic" is that it'll make the homeless go away. Grrrr.

Flawed logic. It won't happen.