Hi! I'm an Occuoy Wall Street Veteran and die-hard Bernie Sanders supporter (the above photo is one I took at the DNC in philly in 2016) and I've been homeless now for many years. I am totally sick of begging on facebook for barely enough to eat and do laundry and sleep under the FDR drive for several years now, so I have a plan. Uber pays bikers to deliver food. They make about $200 a night. I was an ACE bike messenger in my 20's, and having spoken to a few Uber Bikers, this is cake compared to that.
To get started, I need a bike, a lock, one of Uber's over-priced food delivery bags, enough money to pay for cellualr service and garage parking for the bike (I live under the FDR drive, and if I leave the bike locked over night, it WILL get stolen) and to eat and make any unexpected repairs for about a month. The above sum will cover that easily. I can get this job instantly the minute I have the gear, and I can do it in my sleep and make my own hours, which, when you live rough, is necessary, as you really can't keep a schedule when you're on the street. With that kind of income, I'll be housed before winter and can then look into getting a REAL job.
Now, for this to work, I have to raise all the cash in a very short period of time. Maybe a week, tops, so don't just donate, share this gofundme so I can raise the full amount faster than I would end up eating it. I go through about $25 a day for food and coffee and laundry, so it has to add up fast, so please, even if you can't donate, share the post. That will do more than almost anything shy of donating cash will.
If you'd like to change the world, start with my world. It could use a change.