Post Tagged with: "homelessness"

$42k was raised for Anthony Torres was filmed shaving on a train

More than $42k raised for homeless man mocked for shaving on train

More than $42,000 has been raised for a homeless man who was mocked for shaving on a train. The now-deleted video racked up more than 2.4 million views in a matter of days, and many people, like the video uploader, had made a series of nasty comments about the homeless man. In an interview with the Associated Press, Anthony Torres[Read More…]

Gianni Graham

Young girl collects dolls for homeless children

A generous young girl in the US has embarked upon a mission to collect thousands of barbie dolls for homeless children. Young Gianni Graham wants to collect 1,000 Barbie dolls for 1,000 young homeless girls. She currently has a collection of 700, which she eventually plans to hand over to homeless shelters. Speaking to ABC News, the youngster said: “Girls[Read More…]

Dominique Harrison-Bentzen raised £21,000 for the homeless man who helped her get home safely

Student raises £21,000 for homeless man who helped her get home safely

A student has managed to raise over £21,000 for a homeless man who offered her his change so she could get home safely at night. Dominique Harrison-Bentzen had lost her bank card on a night out in Preston, when the man known only as Robbie gave her his last £3 so she could get a taxi home. She then set[Read More…]

Arnold Abbott

Elderly veteran arrested after defying homeless bans

An elderly man in Florida has been arrested for feeding the homeless, it has been reported. Arnold Abbott, 90, has been arrested three times already for feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale beach. Police took Mr Abbott in custody on Wednesday November 12, just two days after his second arrest for giving food to the poor and needy. Despite his[Read More…]

Boris Johnson has ruled out banning poor doors

21st century apartheid: Boris Johnson refuses to ban ‘poor doors’

Tory minister Boris Johnson has rejected calls to introduce a law which would effectively ban class-based apartheid in social homes. What am I referring to? I am referring to the common practice in the UK whereby in newbuild housing developments poorer residents are obligated to use separate entrances to those with more money. These ‘poor doors’ are predominantly based in[Read More…]