Welcome to week 3 of 52 weeks of kindness. I hope the last two weeks have been going well and once again I’d love to hear how you have been getting on. This week’s act of kindness is very simple:
Donate a sleeping bag to a homeless service
This can be done from your phone and you will be able to donate through various services. On average a sleeping bag costs about €12 via donation. This is not a lot of money and although a sleeping bag is a very small item, it might just make someone’s night a little bit easier.
Of course, you can donate more, you can set up a monthly donation to a homeless service. You can buy and donate food to services that feed the homeless. You can buy warm clothes, socks, toiletries etc. for the homeless. It is up to you. Donating a sleeping bag might be a good place to start.
Some services which could benefit of donations are:
The Capuchin Day Centre www.capuchindaycentre.ie/
The Simon Community https://www.simon.ie/
Focus Ireland https://www.focusireland.ie/
Inner City Helping Homeless https://www.ichh.ie/
Peter McVerry Trust https://www.pmvtrust.ie/
Homelessness is a national crisis. Although we can’t all solve the problem tomorrow, we can play our part in helping. Let’s not look away; let’s show kindness and help instead.