The harsh winter weather can be brutal for those enduring homelessness, especially for the many that don’t have access to a homeless shelter. Having to live in the cold puts one’s health, safety, and even life at risk. How can we get involved and help these individuals during the winter?
When asked to help a particular cause, our minds often jump to the idea of giving monetary donations. For many, this notion may make assisting a cause unappealing or impossible due to financial circumstances. Contrary to popular belief, donating is only one of the many ways that we can aid a relief effort. For example, free ways to relieve the homelessness crisis may not be evident initially but are nonetheless abundant and accessible to most individuals.