Do you give to Panhandlers?
I live in a medium sized city. During rush hour nearly every busy intersection has a person with a sign asking for money. I have been succesful in ignoring them. I am suspicious of their motives. But last week I was in a WalMart parking lot when a young women (14 or 15 years old) and asked me for $ so she could feed her small child. I gave her $2.00. My wife said I should have asked her questions. I'm worried that she used that $ for cigarettes (or worse)
It is shameful that people like you dare say "I've been successful in ignoring them". It is a reflection of an individualistic growing society!
Yes, I sometimes give my food, drink, and money to the homeless on the street. It is my opinion that they do need the food and the money.
No I don't give to panhandlers, isn't that what the government is taking my money for so that it can take care for them?
by Rosie Rose 7 years ago
Do you give money to panhandlers?
by csalang 6 years ago
Do you give money to panhandlers? If so, why?
by capricornrising 6 years ago
Knowing what most panhandlers do with money they "earn," is there any good reason to give them any?
by agaglia 8 years ago
What is your reaction to the panhandlers that beg on the streets of your city?How do you as an individual and a citizen respond to beggars? What role-model do you provide for your children?
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