Sustainability is about ecology, economy and equity.- Ralph Bicknese

Blessing Bags: A Real Way to Help Homeless

tumblr_mlrrhxm9g31qdvuy7o1_1280When I first moved to Seattle, one thing I had to grow accustomed to was the homeless population. And since I had to work a block away from a homeless clinic, I had to adjust quickly. Initially, this group made me uncomfortable. My parents raised me in the suburbs, and we hardly ever saw someone holding a cardboard sign on the streets. And since Seattle Pacific University sits in one of the nicer parts of the city, students and staff don’t have to witness many homeless people around campus.

However, instead of ignoring this growing population, we should be looking for a way to help them, even if just in a small way. Continue reading