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WHAT WE DO

FEED

Our volunteer chefs create nutrition-rich, wholesome meals and deliver direct to those in need. Good, healthy food fuels positive, strong minds and bodies who can then focus on progressing to better circumstances. To date, we've fed over 46,000 souls.*2018
The need for food never ends—Neither should dignity.

CLOTHE

When our street citizens win a precious job opportunity, how will they present themselves as equally worthy candidates without a closet filled with work clothing? Our Mobile Closet offers a wide-range of apparel suitable for the workforce and inspiring confidence in oneself.
The need for clothing never ends—Neither should dignity.

PROTECT

It's easy to take for granted the comfort and confidence that comes from basic hygiene in our daily lives, because it's always there for most of us. Imagine not being able to bathe, brush your teeth, wear deodorant whenever you needed to. Our team of volunteers offer a personal care kit of 17 crucial items our patrons have told us are life-changing for them, items that allow them to keep going. 
The need for good health never ends—Neither should dignity. 

SUPPORT

Many people in the homeless community are there because they've reached the end of other services and have no other resources available to them. They are the invisible citizens who are ever-present in every single patch of land around the world. If you felt invisible and forgotten, literally pushed out by society, imagine what it would feel like to see people who care for you, your well-being, your opportunity.
Our volunteers are all-ages, from all walks of life, joined together by the simple fact that we see, we care, and we're doing something about it. 

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WHY WE DO IT

At any given time there are a half million Americans who are without the safety and comfort of a permanent home. The fallacy of homelessness is that for those who live it, there is or was a choice. The perception is often that homelessness exists as a differentiator of "lazy" people from hard workers. If the economic collapse of 2008 did anything positive, it proved once and for all that absolutely any human being is susceptible to the perils of homelessness. Homelessness does not discriminate. In the changing landscape of technology, manufacturing, ecologically motivated industrial reform... jobs are lost. As the population never stops growing while politics change what kind of healthcare or housing or work we have available to us, there will always be people left out, people unprepared for the change that comes to them. So while homelessness is a sad fact of human civilization today, and may always be, we can never turn a blind eye to the people who fall victim to it. Never. Ever. The greatest gift we have as humans, with superior intellect, in the greatest country in the world, the Unites States, is to look after one another without fail. Operation Save the Streets stands by this ideal. Will you join us? 

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