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Meter offers alternative for those who want to give money to people on the street

Feb 7, 2017
The donations will go to a homelessness outreach initiative run by local nonprofits.
New Haven, Conn. has so far installed four donation meters with plans for six more in downtown locations.
Harriet Jones

Law against panhandling ruled too harsh

Sep 28, 2012
An Arcata, California ordinance did not allow non-aggressive requests for money, including signs, in many parts of town. But that all changed when a judge ruled the mandate unconstitutional.