A local organization opened its doors Sunday for homeless people across Philadelphia to come in and watch the Super Bowl and have a few snacks.
Philadelphia city officials joined forces with volunteers working to protect the most vulnerable population — the city’s homeless — from the frigid, potentially deadly cold snap.
It was a celebration of the spirit of Christmas in Montgomery County Tuesday night, where volunteers served up a holiday feast for hundreds of families in need.
The Chosen 300 hosted a dinner for dozens of families in need Tuesday night.
Just as winter weather can bring a “Code Blue,” and summer its “Code Red,” this is a Code Grey, according to Laura Weinbaum of Project HOME.
Now, both sides indicate they are willing to sit down and negotiate a way to help those in need.
The ban is being challenged on constitutional grounds by religious groups who feed the homeless in center city Philadelphia parks.
An Eagles defensive end tackled a big issue yesterday at the Chosen 300 Outreach Center on Spring Garden Street: how to help the homeless find jobs.