5. The requests come directly from the homeless

Rahim personally reached out to homeless people in Panama City after receiving the grant. She went to McKenzie Park, where the homeless frequently congregate, and asked them directly what their needs are. Their main requests were for shoes and hygiene items, she said.

For more information on the event, contact Rahim at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 850-890-2627.