Our local homeless shelter is bursting at the seams. Our local food bank has empty shelves. Why shouldn’t a charitable, respected organization have permission to serve the very real needs of those who can benefit from discarded stuff? Those of you regular readers already know about the phenomenon of FreeCycle. … That Internet network of folks wanting to give away things rather than trash them or try to sell them in a yard sale. So, why this snooty outcry against an established outlet for clean, quality, useful things attracting those who really need them (not to mention providing employment for people unable to find other work)?