Donating to the Homeless – Is it Helping or Enabling?

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Here’s a loaded question – Is giving to individual homeless people a charitable thing to do or is enabling scammers?

Here’s what a few GenFringe Facebook Fans said:

Irish Joe Harrison – Not only is it enabling scammers, it is enabling those in need to remain in need rather than try to improve their situation.

Tony Ledwell – I do not give money. I give food stuffs and clothing through a trusted homeless ministry.

Bobby Jackson – Enabling

John Stossel of Fox News is being slammed by liberal sites because of a segment he did on the homeless. He dressed as a homeless man and made the point of how easy it is to get scammed. He said that giving money to the poor in this fashion is enabling them.

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