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Holiday Fund: Nonprofit helps homeless team members turn their lives around

Original post made on Nov 29, 2019

The Downtown Streets Team has revived a fund that it uses to help team members pay for application fees, background checks, driver's licenses and other expenditures critical to their transitions from homelessness to housed.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 29, 2019, 7:18 AM

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Posted by An Even Better Idea
a resident of Community Center
on Nov 30, 2019 at 8:54 pm

instead of picking up litter which is the responsibility of city, why not create a commercial and residential landscape team that will eliminate the use of leaf blowers and gas powered lawnmowers? by using rakes, brooms and p11ush lawnmowers, noise and air pollution would be greatly reduced and the job less demeaning than picking up cigarette butts and discarded fast food bags. just drop off the team in various neighborhoods on a weekly scheduled basis. the only ones who might have an issue with this concept is the local gardeners association but who cares? they can take their gas powered leaf blowers, hedge trimmers and lawnmowers elsewhere.

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