Thanksgiving Food Drives: Feed the Multitudes (Unless It's Illegal)
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(11-03-2009, 01:00 AM)Texican Wrote: My only problem with panhandlers, is the few "professionals" I know.  They play the game, and beat out the real needy.  At the end of the day, they change, get in their cars, and drive home - it was just another day on the job.  They make a good living at it, and they protect their territory just like any dealer would protect their corner.  I find it hard to be charitable, when I know this is happening, and I don't know how many others are around, doing the same thing.  I'd rather find someplace where I can give, and at least have a bit of hope that it's really going to where it's needed - even if I'm just fooling myself.

This is a real concern.  But it seems like that's between him and God, not him and you?  Hmm.  Except that you're not helping the needy if they're not really needy.  Tough call.
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Re: Thanksgiving Food Drives: Feed the Multitudes (Unless It's Illegal) - by WhollyRoaminCatholic - 11-03-2009, 09:55 AM



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