1 Call DFW is a place where homeless men, women and children can receive help and hope during their time of need.
1 Call DFW is a path to recovery and self-sufficient living.
1 Call DFW is a promise that there is a way to begin again.
1 Call DFW mission is to hydrate the bodies of homeless women, children and men who don’t have access to life’s most basic necessities. Water is on the top of that list. 1 Call DFW supplies bottled water in an effort to eliminate the need for drinking whatever is available and suffering the effects of drinking water that is not fit for consumption. Physical hydration that also delivers a simple inspirational message in a single word. In the life of a person who is homeless surviving comes before everything. Over time, life on the streets, erodes one’s self esteem and feelings of love, hope, and faith. Holding a bottle with an inspirational word provides a powerful affirmation that is important for those who are not being replenished emotionally or spiritually.
The best items to donate include:
Provide food. One of the constant struggles of homelessness is finding enough to eat.
Create jobs. If you're in a position where you can give a homeless person a job, do it! Whether it's offering to hire and train someone in a position like a secretary or file clerk, or just letting them do odd jobs like mowing your lawn, this can really make a huge difference for a homeless person.
Identify and dispel stereotypes. Many people carry around certain preconceived notions about what homeless people are like and why they are homeless. For instance, some people think the homeless are only on the streets because of their own poor choices. In fact, this is often untrue. Look for stereotypes in the thinking of others, and gently correct them when you hear uninformed statements about the homeless.
Respect homeless people. Homeless people deserve the same level of courtesy and consideration as anyone else. Treat them with the same level of kindness that you afford your friends and coworkers.
The homeless often feel invisible, which can hurt their self-confidence and general attitude. Smile at homeless people when you pass them and speak to them with kindness if you have the opportunity. Simply smiling at someone or saying hello can often make their day