Let me begin by saying that I know people come upon hard times, and deciding to beg for change on the street is probably not an easy choice. I have handed over change or a few dollars many times.
But no more, and here's why.
After a long day of hanging out on the corner of 108 and 175, or 175 and the exit from 95, or where ever, you have had water, a few snacks, and your "I am homeless" sign. Here's an idea: Take your trash with you!
Plastic bags, water bottles, papers, cans, etc. I am not unsympathetic to your plight. I get it. I care!
But to find your garbage on the median the next morning makes me angry! Really angry!
Angry motorists don't donate to your cause, which I assume is you. Not good.