BOYCOTT the Point-in-Time Survey, and more

From a year ago . . . There’s another MDHI Point-in-Time Survey in the works, so I’m reblogging this post.

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DONATING TO A NONPROFIT IS NOT THE SAME AS HELPING THE HOMELESS!

By Max R. Weller

Read Boulder, Longmont recruiting volunteers to help count the homeless in the Daily Camera and the Times-Call. Quoting from the article below:

After the sun sets on Jan. 26, teams of volunteers will head out into the streets, parks and shelters of Boulder County to count and survey homeless people.

On Thursday, the cities of Boulder and Longmont, working in conjunction with the county, announced they are recruiting extra volunteers to help administer the “Point-in-Time Homeless Survey,” which is done around the same time every year in cities around the country.

“It’s basically to count people who are experiencing homelessness,” said Isabel McDevitt of Boulder nonprofit Bridge House, which serves the homeless and is coordinating this year’s volunteer efforts for the survey.

“I think that, generally, the reason to participate is that the…

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