Friends of the homeless
This is a fantastic idea to help the homeless thank you!
Aiming at empowering the community to help the less fortunate I'm teaming up with Projekt Karma to start a social media campaign and awareness fund to target a growing issue in our community: homelessness. We are raising money to build 'Karma Kits': these kits are care packages to be handed out whenever an individual spots someone in need. We want to start by spreading the idea of always having a few of these kits waiting in your car for whenever you spot someone that might need a helping hand. We at Projekt Karma are increasingly aware of the growing population of homeless people, especially in our urban Seattle area. We need to address this issue and help the less fortunate.
By reaching out to schools, youth groups and other social organizations, we aim to teach the community about the growing disenfranchised population- rather than to react negatively, we want to to inspire people to interact with compassion.
The money we hope to raise will be for these community engagement gatherings, where we will bring the necessary materials for the kits and those involved will have a hands on experience putting together their own Karma Kits. Understanding how these items that we take for granted can help a person and assembling a care package for a stranger in need will be a humbling experience that will be the first steps to changing public perception.
The first step is raising awareness, we would like to start the campaign by addressing the reality of the issue and providing individuals with the tools to combat the growing problem. Then going to schools, social groups and other community organizations, Karma Kits will serve as a group activity that will allow all involved to have a hand in improving their community.
Karma Kits may contain a variety of goods at around $10 each: water bottles, granola bars, gloves, socks, t-shirt, hand warmers, hand sanitizer, face and body wipes, tooth brush/paste, hair comb, quarters for laundry, tissues, rain poncho, and other items we might take for granted
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