Boundless Mercy is one of the Core Values that guides the heart of our work. We believe in embodying a spirit of compassion and forgiveness. We are compelled to be witnesses of the mercy we have received. As vessels of God’s goodness, His mercy must be evident when people encounter us.
Acadiana is a compassionate community and many give money to people panhandling because they want to help. However, giving money to people who are panhandling can discourage them from seeking the services they may truly need. Additionally, many people who are panhandling go unidentified by our local homeless service organizations because they are not seeking help, they may not know about available resources, or they may not be in need