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What You Can Do
People often face the homeless on our streets,
and make a choice as to whether or not to hand money to them. Spokane's Union Gospel Mission has posted an excellent articles on how to help a panhandler. (see below)
"FREE TIP SHEET: How to Help a Panhandler,
a Step-by-step guide to helping homeless people you encounter on the street," posted by Spokane's Union Gospel Mission.
1. Treat them with dignity.
2. Give them food/supplies.
3. Direct them to a shelter.
To learn more,
"Panhandling: To Give or Not to Give?"
, by Barbara Comito, The Impact, "Give Real Change," The Union Gospel Mission Inland Northwest,
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