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(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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Local Non-Profit Gives Homeless Families Reason To Celebrate Holiday Season

A Philadelphia non-profit that grooms young African American men for professional life held it’s fourth annual “Reason for the Season” Saturday.

12/22/2013

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Pa. Hunters Encouraged To Donate Venison To Feed The Hungry

For the more than 1.5 million Pennsylvanians at risk for hunger, it might be venison on the table this Thanksgiving.

11/26/2013

(Volunteers repackage bulk breakfast cereal for distribution by Philabundance.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Area Food Banks

This holiday season, help out the less fortunate by donating to one of these area food banks.

11/21/2013

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Jon Bon Jovi Tours New Facility For The Homeless In Camden

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi made an appearance in Camden Wednesday to a tour a new facility aimed at helping the homeless.

11/06/2013

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Homeless Man Found Sleeping Inside Presidential Suite At Chic Pittsburgh Hotel

One man staying at the Omni William Penn downtown had to trade his presidential suite for a jail cell Tuesday night.

11/06/2013

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Jon Bon Jovi To Visit ‘Joseph’s House’ In Camden

Jon Bon Jovi is keeping his commitment to help the residents of Camden. On Wednesday, November 6th, he will visit the future home of Joseph’s House in Camden.

11/04/2013

Suspect Antoinette Pelzer

Woman Sentenced To 80 Years For AC Tourist Stabbing Case

A homeless woman who admitted fatally stabbing two Canadian tourists in Atlantic City, N.J., during an attempted street robbery last year faces was sentenced to 80 years behind bars Thursday afternoon.

10/24/2013

City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, in file photo. (Credit: CBS3)

Thousands Turn Out In Sweltering Heat For Councilwoman’s Birthday Bash For The Homeless

The sweltering heat didn’t stop thousands of people from attending City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell’s Annual Birthday Bash for the Homeless at Love Park.

07/19/2013

Rob, in transition from homelessness, bathes his feet at the Best Foot Forward clinic at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Helping The Homeless Put Their Best Foot Forward

Kara Cohen goes where few would tread: to the most neglected feet in the city.

07/12/2013

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Brotherly Love: Operation Birthday Box

One local woman and her daughter are going the extra mile to brighten birthdays for children in need.

05/14/2013

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