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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-11-07 05:53 PM
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6. Now there is a need for proof of homelessness?
Edited on Sun Feb-11-07 06:00 PM by HereSince1628
Amazing. S.i.m.p.l.y. A-freaking-mazing.

Go ahead, get-em an ID card.

That way the aid organizations will be able to hand out IRS 1099 forms so the homeless can pay the I.R.S. tax on the value of donations they recieve, too.

What are we bloody damned afraid of? People exploiting charity? Like that doesn't come with built in social penalties.

I don't know how many pocketfulls of my change have gone to frauds, or how many of the used-coats we've bought and given away have gone to the "not needy." I'm clueless about how many pounds of the tons of food I've packed for hunger task force got to a free-loader.

I don't care if I am just perpetuating a BAD situation. Yep. I'm bad.

Cuz if just a few bucks have helped someone, good. If a used poor fitting out of style coat kept a kid warm as they slept in the back of a van, if a can of beans reached a person whose pantry was empty. I'm satsified.

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