New Housing For Homeless Families Dedicated in West Philadelphia With its bright orange, manicured courtyard, the development will soon become home to eleven families in need.
Positively Philadelphia: The Lancaster Ave. Jazz and Arts Fest UArts faculty member Josh Lawrence is among the performers at the eighth annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival, coming up Saturday, July 19th, 2014.
Derby-Style Event In Philadelphia Raises Money For Good CauseThe People's Emergency Center held its annual "Race to Make a Difference" fundraiser at the Bala Golf Club Saturday.
Corbett To Tap Green To Head SRCThe Philadelphia School Reform Commission should soon be back to full strength. KYW Newsradio has learned Governor Corbett is expected to fill two open seats on the panel as early as Friday.
Philadelphia Advocacy Group Readies Holiday Gifts For Homeless ClientsThe People's Emergency Center gathered goodies donated from Citizens Bank employees for this year's annual "Stockings of Love" program.
Phillies Brighten the Season for West Philadelphia Homeless Families The visit to the People's Emergency Center was scheduled. But the gifts, including lots of toys for the kids, were a surprise.
Two Philadelphia Service Organizations Get $200,000 GrantsThe Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave two of its "Neighborhood Builders" awards, each accompanied by a $200,000 check, to Tech Impact and the People's Emergency Center.
Thousands of Philly Schoolkids Dealing With Homelessness, Report ShowsThe new report, from the People's Emergency Center shows that during 2012 more than 9,000 children, from infant to age 17, spent at least on night in the Pennsylvania emergency shelter system.
Positively Philadelphia: Smooth Jazz That's All PhillyThe band is called Philayva (pronounced "flay-vah"), and that unusual spelling gives you a clue to what makes it special.
Big Plans In The Works To Revitalize Lower Lancaster AvenueDozens were on hand at the historic Hawthorne Hall to mark the beginning of "Make Your Mark," a community driven effort to revitalize lower Lancaster Avenue.
Local Bank Employees Provide Holiday Gifts For West Philadelphia Homelessvolunteers dressed in green aprons and Santa hats carried boxes filled with "Stockings of Love" stuffed with small toys, games, and other goodies for children and women who live at or are served by the People's Emergency Shelter, on North 39th Street near Lancaster Avenue.
Costs Of Child Homelessness At Center Of Pa. Democrats' Hearing, TodayA study shows the state is paying $352 million for kids that become homeless.