What’s Your Routine?
So You Want to Form A Coalition
It’s 9PM on a Sunday. Where are you? What did you do today? Today I went out to Long Beach to talk to the people with another nonprofit organization. Did you know that services are not available to people on the weekends? WHAT?! When did helping people take a break on the weekends? This time […]
Large City Homelessness, a Possible Solution
So as some of you may know, or not know, Carry Me Productions has been attending these so-called Coalition meetings in the Los Angeles and surrounding areas. We were not impressed, and to be honest, we left with more questions than we came in with. Each time we walk away from these meetings, the same […]
Who Are the Shelter Women?
Over the last 10 years many large cities have been promising to end homelessness, and now we have a “crisis”. Sorry but this is NOT a crisis, this is a social epidemic and anyone can fall victim to it. A crisis typically has a solution/plan within a few days. A crisis is Katrina. A crisis […]
Homelessness and Hygiene
After visiting “The Shelter” to volunteer I met some amazing women. These women have been through a lot in their lives, facing difficult circumstances. While I see men on street corners asking for help, I rarely see women. The women staying at “The Shelter” come from different backgrounds, all of them are single and mainly […]
Outreach Means Teamwork
Saturday (7/25) three of us went out to Venice Beach in the morning to help the youth living on the main beach area. Here is my walk through of our time spent on the Venice Beach strip. We arrived at 10:30 AM, parking on the south end of the strip. For those who don’t know, […]
Which Nonprofit do I give to?
As I have learned more and more about this travesty we call homelessness, I volunteered with a nonprofit today (7/5/15) LA on Cloud 9. It was our goal to pass out food and care packages. Driving to the event, I wasn’t sure what to expect, so I just walked along with this team with an […]
With so many causes out there to choose from, “What are you most passionate about?” The question really is, “What are you most passionate about helping NOW?” It’s hard to pick just one, I know. Everything seems so close to us, too close to home. With things like cancer, heart disease, child abduction, autism, animal […]