Charity | Is a $20,000 soccer trip really the best way to help the homeless?
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/23/05, 12:00 am
On the sidelines of a soggy soccer field in Charlotte, N.C., Stephanie Johnson sips Gatorade and hollers to her teammates: "All right now . . . Ya'll bring it home." The 45-year-old Maryland native never imagined she'd find herself playing defense on an amateur soccer team, primarily for one reason: Ms. Johnson is homeless.