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TOPIC: Homelessness

Homelessness 6 days 17 hours ago #3125900

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I came across this Australian trying to do all he can for homeless people, the reverend Bill Crews, and thought others might wish to hear about him, and his centres called appropriately "Loaves and fishes":

www.businessinsider.com.au/rev-bill-crew...n-in-40-years-2017-8
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Homelessness 6 days 17 hours ago #3125918

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Love the name 'Loaves and Fishes'
Great guy is Bill Crews

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Homelessness 6 days 17 hours ago #3125923

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I only heard on the news recently, sadly homelessness is really increasing.

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Homelessness 6 days 3 hours ago #3126379

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There is a difference between being homeless and living on the streets. Many people are in temporary accomodation because they have lost their homes for one reason or another. At least, they have a roof over their heads.

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Homelessness 6 days 2 hours ago #3126402

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Homelessness 6 days 2 hours ago #3126405

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centrepoint.org.uk/donate/?utm_source=Go...CPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

Centerpoint if you really would like to help the homeless ....
After watching their Christmas appeal to sponsor a room I knew I had to help .
I already give to 2 charities so I’m just sending £5 a month to CP I suppose it eases my guilt as much as anything.
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Homelessness 6 days 16 minutes ago #3126458

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I support the NSPCC , have done for over 25 years, but my Christmas donation will go to The Salvation Army for the work they do with the people living on our streets.

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Homelessness 5 days 20 hours ago #3126560

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A lady who lives close by to me,is a volunteer with the Salvation Army, at Christmas time, she was telling me, her and other volunteers go around the streets of the city,offering hot drinks and food to the homeless people.

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Homelessness 5 days 19 hours ago #3126592

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But surely this kind act should extend far beyond Christmas?!
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Homelessness 5 days 19 hours ago #3126597

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It isn't just about finding a home for people who live on the streets. It's also about helping them to find their self-respect again. Putting a roof over their heads is just the beginning.

Can't imagine what traumas they must have suffered in their lives that brought them to this end.
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