Author: Gary

  • The Homeless Are Empowered Through Social Media

    Gary aka John Doe Spare Change News One thing that separates just about any modern-day scenario from the past is our ability now to reach out to others on a global level. Just about anyone with a need, a service to offer, or a voice to be heard can reach the world. People can make […]

  • How social media empowers the homeless

    Gary aka John Doe Spare Change News Coming to a realization, such as the fact that you’re going to be homeless in a couple of weeks, one tends to start to scratch and claw in misguided desperation, for anything that will soften the blow. For me, there was a therapeutic connection to writing, so I […]

  • Boston on Three Dollars a Day

    By Gary, aka John Doe I remember watching Rachael Ray going across the country on her $40 a Day campaign. I also remember that it was possible, in theory, if you were OK with stiffing the wait staff on tips, as Rachael would usually leave somewhere in the area of a 2 percent tip to […]