Work Nears Completion on Charity Group's New West Philadelphia FacilityBut they need the public's help to jump one final hurdle.
Local Organization Hosts Special Super Bowl Party For HomelessA local organization opened its doors Sunday for homeless people across Philadelphia to come in and watch the Super Bowl and have a few snacks.
Charitable Groups Gear Up As Overnight Temperatures Set to PlummetPhiladelphia city officials joined forces with volunteers working to protect the most vulnerable population -- the city's homeless -- from the frigid, potentially deadly cold snap.
Philadelphia Gamechangers: Feeding the Hungry and HomelessRev. Brian Jenkins and his wife founded Chosen 300 Ministries in 1996, and have been providing meals, prayer sessions, and fellowship for the homeless ever since.
2012 Year in Review: Food Handouts Create Controversy in PhiladelphiaJust two months before the Barnes Foundation moved into its new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the city passed a law banning curbside feedings. The move sparked immediate controversy.
Local Organization Makes Christmas Special For Those Less FortunateThe Chosen 300 hosted a dinner for dozens of families in need Tuesday night.
'Code Grey' Declared, Homeless Urged To Visit City SheltersJust 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.
Philadelphia, Homeless Advocates Working On Compromise To Public Area Feeding BanNow, both sides indicate they are willing to sit down and negotiate a way to help those in need.
Local Religious Group Feeds The Homeless On The Parkway After Court VictoryEarly Saturday evening, one of the religious groups that successfully challenged the City's ban on serving food to the homeless outdoors offered thanks in the form of a meal on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
Federal Court Hearing Today On City’s Ban On Feeding HomelessSeveral religious groups will appear in federal court today for a hearing to decide the fate of Philadelphia's ban on outdoor feedings.
Chosen 300 Ministries Helps Feed The Homeless Not Just On Holidays Lang says free Sunday breakfast is a big draw, but not the only one, "this is a beautiful place to come, because they feed us breakfast on Sundays. They feed us three times a week."
Homeless Women Get Hair Help At Philadelphia EventDozens of local homeless women got a chance on Monday to take care of an issue they often have to ignore: their hair.