Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
‘Fifty Sandwiches’ raises homeless awareness
Instead of getting a job right after college, Justin Doering decided he first wanted to do something else.
So the 22-year-old Coeur d’Alene man raised $10,000 on Kickstarter to spend more than three months traveling the United States to interview homeless people and share their stories.
The result is a website called Fifty Sandwiches, so named because Doering’s goal was to buy a sandwich for each homeless person he interviewed and share photos and tidbits from his interviews, all with the goal of dispelling stereotypes.
“You see them getting ignored on the street all the time. It’s natural to turn a blind eye to them,” he said/Rachel Alexander, SR. More here.