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“We used to just be helpful. It was a helpful city, at one point. Now, we just drive past homeless people, don’t look at them, try to look past them, and that’s not how we should be,” said Smith, “We should give to our fellow Hoosiers to help them out because in the end it’s like, it’s helping out Indianapolis as a whole.”
Gough says she’s not asking for donations. She just wants to break through canada goose outlet the negativity.
“I’ve had a kid give me the middle finger,” said Gough, “An elderly lady cussed me out for trying to give her a cross. That’s what I get every time I come out.”
They hope their unique friendship will inspire others to slow down and help.
“Just stop,” said Smith, “If you see someone homeless or someone who’s in need, just stop and lend a helping hand. It takes nothing at times. She’s thanking me, but I’m thanking her.”
The friendship inspired Smith to create a nonprofit organization called HOPE, which stands for “Helping Out Public Environments.” His mission to get more people connected with the homeless around Indianapolis. He’s still in the canada goose store works of getting this non profit project up and running.
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