Posted on November 29, 2009 at 10:00am
I have always had concerns about giving money
to homeless people, or people begging on the streets.
I read recently that instead of money it is better to offer bottled water, ready- to- eat food or toiletries. Also the article emphasized being polite and showing consideration, saying hello or being friendly and looking them in the eye. They are human, just like you. If they are asking you for help, rather than treating them with indifference, or ignoring them, simply say, "I am… Continue