Scrapping (recycling), line sitting (if a popular event is happening), daily labor forces, panhandling, “living” sign spinners (holders) wash (anything), yard work, some illegal (mild like getting pot) stuff – oops my bad, got on a roll, and just to eat….ask anyone entering a fast food joint if they will use your buy “whatever” get one free coupon so you can eat.
Use your skills to do day labor. Post an ad online or on a bulletin board offering to do odd jobs or sign up with an employment agency that specializes in temporary work. You can also go where other day laborers meet and wait for employers, such as building contractors, landscapers, homeowners and small business owners. Common odd jobs people need day laborers for include: