She Gave a Homeless Woman a Coat and Was Yelled At. What She Did NEXT Is So Inspiring!

Being homeless is a situation nobody should have to face.  It’s even worse when the weather presents another obstacle to overcome. Cold winter weather is unbearable at times and the homeless generally seek shelter; however, many end up sleeping on the street.

Veronika Scott Empowers Other Women to Become Independent.

Veronika Scott, CEO, and Founder of The Empowerment Plan spent time talking to people in homeless shelters. From her discussions, she started designing a coat that transformed itself into a sleeping bag.

After going through several designs and getting feedback, she was angrily confronted by a homeless woman that stated she didn’t need a coat, she needed a job. What Veronika Scott did next is incredibly inspiring and empowers so many women to contribute to such a worthy cause.

Watch how Veronika Scott empowers other women…


What Veronika Scott is doing is teaching women to be independent and her philosophy follows the ancient proverb, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

Here are some of our favorite YouTube comments from the video, “One Stitch Closer: Veronika Scott empowers other women” by Gap:

  1. “The U.S. government needs to channel this woman.  Empowerment over entitlement.” – Kimberly Davis
  2. “The world needs more people like her, she is so awesome and a person to be looked up to.” – Alex
  3. “Speechlessly Beautiful. I need to play this every day to get inspired to step up. Thank you Veronika Scott xx” – Lisa Tagaloa
  4. “‘The coat is just a band-aid for a systemic issue.’ That was powerful. I love what you’ve done, Veronika. :)” – IFLG
  5. “This is a great idea and the right way to support people. It’s a rocky road, stay on it.” – Frank Schneider
  6. “The world needs more Veronikas…more people who spend their days inspiring, creating, doing all kinds of GOOD by empowering people with self-worth. This is beautiful.” – Danielle Smith

Please share this inspiring woman, Veronika Scott who is empowering other women with your friends and family.

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