Brightly coloured kindness meters to help Victoria homeless people

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Fort St merchants have spear-headed a project that allows $$ collected from brightly coloured parking meters to be donated to agencies assisting those experiencing homelessness.

The brightly coloured “kindness meters” won’t buy motorists parking time. Instead, the hope is to see them installed on the sidewalk mid-block on Fort Street, between Blanshard and Douglas streets, as a means of collecting money for the homeless. The meters would be distinctly painted and labeled along the lines of: “The money collected in this meter will be given to community groups dedicated to providing services and resources to the homeless.” The hope is to have them installed by summer.

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Source: Times Colonist