It’s normal for San Franciscans to become so jaded to rampant homelessness that they walk past the most heartbreaking scenes of people lying on the ground without batting an eyelash. But it takes a special level of jaded to whip out your credit card and make a $10,000 donation to prevent a homeless shelter from being built.
That is what someone in San Francisco did two weeks ago. A particularly cruel GoFundMe campaign opposing a homeless shelter just hit its $100,000 goal, powered partly by a single anonymous donation of $10,000. So much good could be done with the $100,000 the residents of an affluent waterfront neighborhood have raised. But these high-rise condo owners bitterly oppose a shelter in their neighborhood, claiming that “a third of the homeless are drug users and some are sex offenders.”
The shelter in question has a mere 225 beds in a…
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