Let’s deal with this mecca thing! Are we truly a mecca for the homeless? An alternative view!
You see this is an issue that has been raised in many forms recently as we try to get a handle on our homelessness here in Savannah!
Many issues are associated with homelessness, like vagrancy & the risk to our tourists & residents of our”feedings” (better known to us advocates as street ministries)!
At the heart of this “mecca” issue is the fact that we are fine with us being a mecca for tourists & new residents but we can’t seem to get our heads around why homeless people want to come to Savannah!
The realities are that we are on the north south route (I-95), we do have a nice climate for the most part & we do feed the homeless a lot!
(In fact we will admit & new homeless hear it from their peers, that there is NO reason for a homeless person to go hungry or…
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