Vlogger Meir Kalmanson was bullied as a kid so every year he finds ways to give back. He started hosting Superbowl parties for homeless people 3 years ago and yes he did it again last night.
“Super Bowl is this unofficial holiday in the US,” the 30-year-old said. “There’s all this stuff going on for those who are experiencing homelessness around Christmas and Thanksgiving but nothing for the Super Bowl. So, I figured, it’s a good time to jump in and try to connect the people who may feel a bit more lonely than usual.”
His organization hosted Super Bowl watch parties in homeless shelters and other venues in at least 15 cities.
“We plan the parties out so that there are an equal number of people who are experiencing homelessness and people who aren’t experiencing homelessness,” Kalmanson said. “This way, people can connect on a one-to-one basis, and they can have a close, intimate conversations. We want everybody to feel that they’re being seen.”
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