Please know that some of these answers may be tough, but they've been time tested and observed in real life situations for over a decade. We pray that they may lead you into a deeper understanding of homelessness and what you can do to help. Question 1: What Should I Do About the 'Will Work for Food' Guy? I know you have seen him; he is holding a sign that says 'Will Work for Food.' The sign usually ends with 'God Bless.' So the question I get sometimes is "What should I do?
“Wow, you guys do so much here. How is all this funded?" Hello, my name is Carrie Mayer and I’m PiN’s grant manager/volunteer coordinator. I hear this question all the time. My typical answer is…”by people like you.” But first, let me tell you what we do: PiN exists to provide food, clothing, shelter, and free medical care for people that are either homeless or extremely poor. The ultimate focus is to help the homeless of Hampton Roads transform their lives by meeting them wh
Part 6: I Don’t Want Your Help I know this blog might ruffle some feathers; mine included. What if the person you’re helping doesn’t want your help? I know you’re a good person and they need help. Why wouldn’t they want your help? The truth is that they may not want your help right now. We all have busy lives and there are tons of things competing for your time, and you have made the decision to set aside this time frame to help the homeless. The problem is that they might no