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Bucks County Food Bank Launches Website To Make It Easier To Help Those In Need

The Bristol Borough Community Action Group is feeding more than 220 families a week; that’s a 46 percent increase from the beginning of the year.

12/07/2014

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Phila. Non-Profit Operates As Mail Depot For Thousands Of Homeless Men And Women

A Center City non-profit is acting as a home base for thousands of men and women who don’t have a permanent home.

10/18/2014

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A Report On Homeless Students Shows New Jersey With A Sharp Increase

Education Department spokesman David Saenz stressed the state used a new reporting method that accounted for some of the increase, but said some could be attributed to Superstorm Sandy.

09/25/2014

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2 Local Homeless Advocates Accused Of Stealing $350K

Two executives at a Philadelphia organization serving the homeless are accused of stealing $350,000 and using the money for personal expenses

07/31/2014

Running/Jogging

Philadelphia Organization Hosts All Day Running Event For The Homeless

A group committed to helping members of the homeless community transition to housing is hosting a unique fundraiser, and if you want to participate, make sure to bring your running shoes!

07/19/2014

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Share Your Harvest With Philabundance

If you’re growing fruits and vegetables, at some point, you’ll probably have more than you can eat. Share your harvest with food pantries through Philabundance.

06/30/2014

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Man Gets Life Term In Slaying Of Homeless Veteran

A man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of a homeless veteran near a train station outside Philadelphia last summer.

06/06/2014

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Homeless Man To Stand Trial In Stabbing Of Another Homeless Man In Dispute Over $5 Bill

A homeless man has been ordered to stand trial on attempted homicide and other charges for allegedly stabbing another homeless man in a dispute over a $5 bill.

05/20/2014

Local officials and Jon Bon Jovi (second from the right ) celebrate new facility offering shelter and support services for homeless men and women in Camden. (photo by Mike DeNardo)

Jon Bon Jovi, Local Officials Celebrate New Facility For The Homeless In Camden

Mayor Dana Redd welcomed Jon Bon Jovi to the ribbon cutting at Joseph’s House, a 75-bed shelter that opened in January at 555 Atlantic Avenue with the help of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation.

04/01/2014

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Homeless Hospital Patients Now Have A Care Facility Where They Can Recover

Homeless men who are hospitalized in Philadelphia now have a safe place to recover once they are discharged.

03/29/2014

(Students from Pine Forge Academy sort sneakers given away to the homeless in Philadelphia's Love Park on Thursday.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Volunteers Distribute 5,000 Pairs of Sneakers To Homeless in Center City

Volunteers from New York, Philadelphia and the suburbs delivered something for the “soles” of the homeless on Thursday.

03/20/2014

A "tent city" in Camden, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Fire Death And Evict Threats Hit Jersey Shore Homeless Camps

Homeless encampments at the Jersey Shore are reeling from a fire death at one and a threat to shut down a separate one.

03/15/2014

Temple University

Temple Nursing Students Provide ‘Life Support’ To Women In North Philadelphia Shelter

As a pre-graduation requirement, Temple’s nursing students apply what they’ve learned in a real-life setting – at a north Philadelphia women’s shelter.

02/24/2014

(In file photo: Rev. Brian Jenkins conducts fellowship service with homeless Philadelphians.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Organization Hosts Special Super Bowl Party For Homeless

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.

02/02/2014

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2 Charged, 2 Sought In Beating Of Homeless Man In Reading, Pa.

Two people have been arrested and two others are being sought for repeatedly beating a homeless man as he slept inside an eastern Pennsylvania laundromat.

01/24/2014

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