One local woman and her daughter are going the extra mile to brighten birthdays for children in need.
The homeless advocacy organization, Project HOME, held its own Easter service at its headquarters on Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia on Sunday.
It’s called “The Way Home” and it places five men into a rental home, with support services if needed, like alcohol, drug or mental health treatment.
The bitter cold temperatures gripping the region will keep Philadelphia’s “Code Blue” in effect for the next few days.
The City of Philadelphia has declared a “Code Blue” ahead of what could be the coldest week of the year in the Delaware Valley.
Thousands attended the 14th annual Holiday Party for the Homeless Tuesday evening.
Positive, short term stress is healthy. Children need to learn to manage adversity like dealing with the first day of school. But sustained and severe stress, such as poverty, can be toxic, with longterm implications.
This Thanksgiving, more than 100 families will eat a meal delivered with love from “Honey” and her angels.
City Council’s Caucus Room was awash in winter woolies this week. For the 13th straight year, volunteers brought in knitted hats, scarves, and mittens for children in need.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
Chris reviews last night’s Major League Baseball Homerun Derby, President Obama’s plan to extend the Bush tax cuts for households making less than $250,000, Tom Corbett’s Voter ID law, Mayor Nutter’s ban on feeding the homeless and parents that let their 5-year-old daughter swim with sharks.
The City of Philadelphia teamed up with the South Philadelphia social services group CATCH, Inc. to provide housing for homeless veterans.
The recently instated ban on outdoor feeding in the Fairmount Park system has drawn a lot of heat from some homeless advocates and religious leaders. But some local leaders do support the ban.
It’s no secret that many towns handle the problem of chronic homelessness by simply moving them somewhere else. Now, a pair of New Jersey legislators wants to make that practice illegal.
The remaining residents of a suburban Philadelphia homeless camp have moved out on the order of authorities to make way for a new warehouse.