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A camera watches over a homeless shelter cafeteria.

Are Homeless Shelters Safe?

With homelessness being at an all-time high around the world and in the United States, many people are having to stay in homeless shelters for the first time in their lives. This can be a…


The homeless receive food from a saint in an illustration.

How to Help the Homeless

Becoming homeless is one of the worst things a person can go through in their life. Majority of people will never experience what it’s like to be without a home, because most people have others…


A homeless man sits outside his RV camper.

Are Most Homeless People Good or Bad?

When it comes to homeless people, society tends to cast them in a negative light and make them out to be bad people who are in the situation they’re in because of that. But this…


A nurse prepares a person's arm for plasma donation.

How to Make Money Donating Plasma When Homeless

One of the best ways to make money when you’re struggling and homeless is by donating plasma. Millions of people donate plasma for cash every year and some homeless people have even slowly saved up…


A row of tents are set up beneath a bridge.

Why Do Homeless People Live Under Bridges?

When most people think of bridges and what’s found under them, only two things normally come to mind and that’s trolls and homeless people. Trolls, while not real, have their place in mythical folklore which…


Many tents are set up in a city homeless encampment

Where Do the Homeless Get Tents

Having a tent when you’re homeless and sleeping on the streets is almost a necessity. It can provide protection from the elements and other people, as well as a feeling of seclusion that many humans…


A cold man sits with a blanket wrapped around his body.

Why Do Homeless People Avoid Shelters?

Have you ever noticed how homeless people tend to sleep outside, even when you hear about local shelters offering beds and a safe place for them to sleep at night? Maybe you’re reading this because…


A woman helps a man file his taxes.

Do Homeless People Pay Taxes?

When people with homes and families and regular lives see homeless people on the streets, they often assume that they have no income or don’t have jobs. This couldn’t be further from the truth because…


A homeless shelter with bunk beds.

Do Homeless Shelters Charge Money?

When people think of staying in homeless shelters, they normally assume it’s free because most people associate these types of places with people who are struggling, poor, or barely getting by financially. However, you may…