What to Give Someone on the Streets (Part 2)

Something Useful and Opportunity.

This is the second part of What to Give Someone on The Streets.

If you haven’t already, read Part 1:

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What to give someone on the streets? (Part 1)
How should you respond when someone facing homelessness asks for help? You may encounter them while you are walking around town or in a parking lot. You see them when driving. They are on highway exit ramps, sidewalks, or standing in the median. Their signs read “Homeless, not Hopeless” and “Anything Helps, God Bless…
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Give Something Useful

You’ll want to prepare in advance. It can be done alone, but prepping outreach kits can can also be rewarding with others: kids, grandchildren, a small group, coworkers.

Assemble any combination of the items below in a gallon-sized zipper bag. Keep a couple bags handy in your vehicle.

  • Socks (this is the number-one desired item)

  • Foot Powder (small container)

  • Water bottle(s)

  • Toothbrush & toothpaste

  • Non-perishable snacks like crackers and nuts

  • Hand sanitizer (alcohol-free)

  • A hand-written note of encouragement

  • Also consider: Nail clippers, encouraging literature, a comb or brush, soap, washcloth, shampoo, toilet paper


Add “Opportunity” with a Pursuit Pack

Each simple kit contains resources that equip someone facing homeless with a chance to earn immediate money and start developing sustainable recurring income.

These kits can be handed out to anyone anywhere in the country. It’ll just take 15 minutes of your time, but has the power to jumpstart someone’s journey off the streets.

Pursuit Packs come in two sizes (The Original and The Drive-By) and can be purchased at pursuitpacks.com.

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