Enticed by the allure of free food and a community of open-minded people, increasing numbers are leaving New York’s homeless shelters to join the Occupy Wall Street protesters. Nervous volunteers on Occupy Wall Street’s security team, but says many new arrivals do not pull their weight.
“We have compassion toward everyone. However, we have certain rules and guidelines,” said Lauren Digioia, 26, a member of the sanitation committee.
“If you’re going to come here and get our food, bedding and clothing, have books and medical supplies for no charge, they need to give back,” Digioia said. “There’s a lot of takers here and they feel entitled.”
Occupy Wall Streeters not into Homeless entitlement programs..