This idea had NOTHING to do with helping the (insert name of victim group here...in this case the "homeless".)
It had everything to do with people who wanted to show how GREAT they were because they "cared."
CHATTANOOGA - Chattanooga's merchants say old parking meters meant to collect donations for the city's homeless have not done much to discourage panhandling.
Program coordinator Karen McMahon says people aren't using the recently installed meters very much because they don't know about them.
She expects that to change when the city launches an educational campaign about the meters next year.