At some point in your life, you have probably been asked the question, “If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you bring with you?” Now, imagine it is not a desert island and it is only one thing. And that one thing is what helps carry you through the fact that you are homeless.
“The Things They Carry” is a video series of one-minute PSAs presented by the Robin Hood Foundation, a New York City based poverty organization. It features five people who found a path out of homelessness, and they talk about the one item they carried with them through it all.
Watch the videos of Dawn and Hector below. The full article and the final three videos, William, Dawn and Nikki can be accessed by clicking here.