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Caridad Lyfts up the homeless

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In just two years’ time, homeless outreach group Caridad has built a formidable team of community partners to better help the destitute turn their lives around—including Lyft. The ride-sharing company has recently signed on to transport homeless but disability benefit-receiving Caridad clients to their medical and support-service appointments. It’s part of an effort to further disentangle the web of social aid on behalf of the poor, while highlighting their specific needs and circumstances to the general public. Caridad director Merideth Spriggs said in a statement that “it gives our clients a chance to better their lives with respect, and we’re excited to see how many people this partnership will touch.”

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