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Health: Project Home’s Art Program Empowers Homeless People By Helping Them Overcome Obstacles

The healing power of art, Project Home has a special art program to help homeless people overcome many obstacles. It’s helped people turn their lives around.

04/09/2015

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Civic Leaders From Around The Region Give A Helping Hand To The Homeless

Today leaders from across the region are reaching out to the homeless in observance of Oscar Romero Day of Commitment.

03/23/2015

Health Care Services director Monica McCurdy sits in the hospitality room of the new Stephen Klein Wellness Center in North Philadelphia. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia’s Neediest Population Gets State Of The Art Medical Home

City officials, health care providers and homeless advocates will cut the ribbon today on a new Wellness Center in North Philadelphia.

03/16/2015

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Counting Philadelphia’s Homeless

The Point in Time – or PIT count – is a census of all unsheltered men and women in the city on one night in January.

01/21/2015

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Local Homeless Shelters Expect A Busy Night Due To Freezing Temperatures

“To live in conditions like this, it makes it even more difficult,” said Salvation Army Captain Curtis Flora.

01/06/2015

Karen Orrick and Carol Thomas of Project Home. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Center City’s Homeless Have One Less Place To Go For Help

Project Home is working to re-open the hub this season. She says they’re looking for a new space on the concourse — but they’ll open a mobile unit even if they are unable to create another storefront.

01/06/2015

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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

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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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