Thanksgiving Food Drives: Feed the Multitudes (Unless It's Illegal)
(11-03-2009, 10:48 PM)Fidelis Wrote: I disagree with the article, a lot of those rules are put in place as good precautions to protect the homeless. I can see where everyone in this thread is coming from but at the same time we can't excuse these requirements as being purely bureaucratic. We have to keep in mind practicality.

First of all, it has to be said that a lot of these requirements are enforced by charities because of our law suit culture, especially in the states. So it's not necessarily the fault the charities, they are just trying to protect themselves from potential law suits that could arise if they didn't follow these guidelines. You really can't blame charities themselves.

Fulton Sheen pithily stated that the problem with the social service agencies of the modern State is that "they want to count the poor, before they feed them."

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Re: Thanksgiving Food Drives: Feed the Multitudes (Unless It's Illegal) - by DesperatelySeeking - 11-07-2009, 02:40 PM

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