This episode the Busy Ladies talk about charity.
Listen as they discuss how to volunteer to help the homeless and how to teach our children and grandchildren how to be raised to help others.
Teach the kids how to earn money to donate to programs that can help those in need:
Chores at home
Chores at grandparents house
Laurin volunteers with Food not Bombs—they feed the homeless beans and rice. It is a program that shares free vegan and vegetarian meals in over 1,000 cities. Visit their website at www.foodnotbombs.com.
Discussed how Debbie’s kids used to help out with their church group at the homeless shelter serving food.
Stats on homelessness in America
700,000 to 2 million people are homeless
44 percent are single men
13 percent are single women
36 percent are families with children
7 percent are unaccompanied minors
50 percent are African-American
35 percent white
12 percent Hispanic
2 percent Native American
1 percent Asian
Visit http://www.policyalmanac.org/social_welfare/homeless.shtml for more information on these stats.
Delve into episode 27 and think about how you can help a local or national charity