DONATING TO A NONPROFIT IS NOT THE SAME AS HELPING THE HOMELESS!
By Max R. Weller
What’s it all about? Metro Denver Homeless Initiative and Boulder nonprofits have one version of the truth, which seems harmless enough on the surface.
Now, what’s it REALLY all about? This faux census of homeless people is a fundraising tool for the agencies that are supposed to deal with this issue; therefore, there is a powerful incentive to find as many “unhoused” men, women, and children to count as possible. There is NEVER going to be an end to homelessness under the current system, in which More Homeless People = More Money.
I haven’t participated in this Point-in-Time Survey scam in many years, and once again I urge other homeless folks here in Boulder (and everywhere across the nation) to boycott the do-gooders when they start beating the bushes looking for us in a couple of days (January 30th and 31st in our city):