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Dozens of homeless women got a new look on Monday when a Center City mission turned itself in to a free hair salon. (Credit: Pat Loeb, KYW Newsradio)

Local Mission Helps Dozens Of Homeless Women Get Brand New Look

Dozens of homeless women got a new look on Monday when a Center City mission turned itself in to a free hair salon.

11/07/2011

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Brotherly Love: Operation Warm Hearts

Fareeda Mabry of Darby has a room filled with comforters and blankets. She’s collecting them for the homeless, something she knows a lot about.

11/01/2011

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Center City Store Creates ‘Gifts Of Warmth’ For The Homeless

There’s a project underway in a local arts community to create 300 “gifts of warmth” for the homeless before Thanksgiving, and the center of the action is on S 20th Street between Chestnut and Sansom Streets.

10/23/2011

Homeless Man Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting Woman In Coffee Shop

A homeless man pled guilty today before a common pleas judge, for the sexual attack of a woman inside a Bella Vista coffee house last March where the woman worked. KYWS John McDevitt was in the courtroom at Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center this morning.

10/12/2011

Police: Homeless Man Raped Pennsylvania Habitat Worker

A homeless man is jailed on charges he raped a woman while both were volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in southwestern Pennsylvania.

08/15/2011

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24-Hour Marathon Along Schuylkill Aims To Get Homeless Back On Their Feet

Ultrarunning is not for the faint of heart — or legs — but that’s what hundreds of strong-willed souls will be doing in a 24-hour race ending at 10 on Sunday morning.

07/15/2011

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New Jersey Search For Makeshift Homeless Graves Called Off

Police have called off their investigation into a possible makeshift graveyard for the homeless near New Jersey’s capital city after a two-day search turned up empty.

05/26/2011

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New Initiative Aims To Find Homes For 50 Homeless People In Philadelphia

City officials have announced the results of a survey of the city’s homeless conducted this week.

05/21/2011

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Volunteers Conduct Census Of Homeless In Philadelphia

Volunteers fanned out across the city before dawn, interviewing homeless people with the goal of getting the most vulnerable and sick off the streets and into permanent homes.

05/17/2011

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Philadelphia Councilman Calls For Crackdown On Aggressive Panhandlers

“If you go around some of our hotels in Center City, go around the Reading Terminal, you would see first-hand what it is I’m talking about,” councilman Frank DiCicco said.

05/13/2011

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Crews Clean Up Vacant Lot In Camden, Officials Say Homeless Won’t Be Evicted

On Wednesday, a bulldozer moved several truckloads of litter and debris off of the state-owned property on Linden Street right next to where several dozen homeless people have been camped since last year.

05/05/2011

Atlantic City Looks To Bus More Homeless Back Home

Reducing Atlantic City’s homeless population is a key element of a new effort to help the struggling casino resort get back on its feet after more than four years of plunging revenues, lost market share and layoffs.

05/01/2011

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Chosen 300 Ministries Helps Feed The Homeless Not Just On Holidays

Lang says free Sunday breakfast is a big draw, but not the only one, “this is a beautiful place to come, because they feed us breakfast on Sundays. They feed us three times a week.”

04/24/2011

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Legendary Flyers Goalie Shows Support For Homeless In Philadelphia

Legendary Flyers goalie Bernie Parent will act as honorary chairman next week at a special gala to benefit the homeless in Philadelphia.

04/21/2011

Attorney Robert Stauffer (left) meets with John Kavanaugh, a homeless man who found $1,440 in cash on a West Chester street and turned it over to police.

Pa. Homeless Man Returns $1,440 He Found On Street

So what would you do if you found nearly $1,500 in cash in an envelope lying on the ground? A homeless man in Chester County encountered that exact scenario and turned the money into police.

03/04/2011

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