Calling all Sandwich Police!

Seeing the picture of this police car this morning, came at the perfect time. Once a week, I go over the hill for tacos at a friend's restaurant. I often see a gentleman while waiting for the bus. He knows I'm in school and proceeded to tell me about the food for the homeless. He has some serious health issues and finds that the food handed out at the local pantries as well as served at the community lunches are sometimes not fit for anyone, or not for someone with health issues. I am in the process, on this man's behalf, of writing a letter to see if I can't stir up the pot a little and change the food that is available for the homeless. Here is a list of what you might get at a pantry for a brown bag lunch, choose what you think is healthy, in terms of you eating and serving your family:

Seeing the picture of this police car this morning, came at the perfect time. Once a week, I go over the hill for tacos at a friend's restaurant. I often see a gentleman while waiting for the bus. He knows I'm in school and proceeded to tell me about the food for the homeless. He has some serious health issues and finds that the food handed out at the local pantries as well as served at the community lunches are sometimes not fit for anyone, or not for someone with health issues. I am in the process, on this man's behalf, of writing a letter to see if I can't stir up the pot a little and change the food that is available for the homeless. Here is a list of what you might get at a pantry for a brown bag lunch, choose what you think is healthy, in terms of you eating and serving your family:

This man also told me that he went to a community lunch and everything was so salty that he could not eat. He asked if there was something in the kitchen that was not salty (He had a stroke and has high blood pressure, and is on a salt restricted diet). The woman replied that he should just eat what is given to him and feel lucky that he gets anything at all, this is after he explained his medical condition. What do you think abou this?

So, being homeless is hard enough, but it also speeds up as well as brings on the chronic conditions. Not eating right complicates the situation. Have you ever bought something "unhealthy" for a homeless person?

If the temperature was severely cold, would you buy bottled water for a homeless person?

Would you wake up a homeless person, after 10pm even into the middle hours of the night to ask if they needed food?

Food and other items: Please check off what is true for you:

Do you think that you are any different than a homeless person (please refrain from mental, alcohol, drug, incarcerated status considerations)

I have mentioned before that I am applying to a doctorate program. I am making my decision based on a contribution that I can make to an area that needs it. I will list my choices, check off what you think is most worthy:

01/01/2016 Living 1841 44 By: ptajuggalette

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