Pat Eddy: In Helping the Homeless, People Must Know How


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Pat Eddy, Central City Improvement District's (CCID) social development manager, shares a survey conducted a few years back where it revealed that about 560 people lived on Cape Town CBD's streets.

Pat addresses a solution that will enable to help the homeless: people should know first how to do it. "The essential social ingredient these organisations require is for the public to understand the need to give responsibly," Pat writes.

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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

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Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

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