The Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House is a nonprofit agency near 41st and Baltimore that provides meals, shelter, and support to military veterans in need, all year round.
The $4-million facility is attached to the Volunteers of America offices on Atlantic Avenue in Camden, and will provide much-needed support to homeless veterans.
There was a festive, Thanksgiving mood on the Battleship New Jersey Thursday.
On Thursday, those who have served are being served.
About 100 people marched through center city Philadelphia on Wednesday to call attention to the problem of homelessness, especially among veterans.
It’s barely six months from yesterday’s groundbreaking to the expected September opening of a transitional facility for homeless veterans in Camden.
Troy Yokum has been on the road for over a year now. He has hiked through the desert, across the mountains, and over thousands of miles of highway, all in effort to raise funds for his fellow war veterans.