(Credit: www.bethesdayproject.org)

Local Organization That Fights Homelessness Prepares For Upcoming Gala

A Center City non-profit is fighting homelessness, one person at a time.


Tracey Specter (credit: ©Kat Nania/Kendon Photography)

Woman Honored For Helping Homeless Women And Children In Philadelphia

The Drueding Center in North Philadelphia provides transitional housing for homeless women and children.



Occupy Philadelphia Members Serve Homeless To Protest Outdoor Feeding Ban

The City of Philadelphia held a hearing at the Municipal Services Building in Center City on Thursday to give public comment on the new outdoor feeding ban. There was opposition to the ban, both inside and outside of the building.


(Painting "Ms Betty's Shoes," by Claire Kalala and Camille Sassano of the University of the Arts) (credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg)

University Of The Arts Students Team Up With Homeless Artists To Create Exhibit

To fight the stigma associated with homelessness, students at University of the Arts teamed up with artists from a nearby shelter to create an exhibit titled “Our Voice, Our Art, Our Home.”


(credit: Mike Dunn)

City To Ban Street-Corner Feedings of Homeless

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has announced a ban on the feeding of large numbers of homeless and hungry people at sites on and near the Ben Franklin Parkway.


Beth Baker Deserving Decor

Brotherly Love: Designing Homes For The Homeless

A Bucks County interior designer now does her job without a paycheck. She uses her talents to make homes for the homeless.


(Credit: Kim Glovas)

James Widener Ray Homes In Tioga Is A Little Bit Cozier This Winter

Project HOME has teamed up with a local heating contractor to make one of its properties a little more like home.



Brotherly Love: Clothes-Pin Cleans Up, Helps The Needy

What if you could clean up the city and give clothes to the needy? That’s the idea one girl and her father had after seeing what gets thrown away.



Philadelphia Police Seek Suspect In Knife-Point Robbery

Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in locating a man connected to a robbery earlier this week.


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.


Brotherly Love

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.



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.


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.


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.


(credit: www.20in24.com)

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.