People’s Emergency Center
The visit to the People’s Emergency Center was scheduled. But the gifts, including lots of toys for the kids, were a surprise.
The 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.
The 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.
The band is called Philayva (pronounced “flay-vah”), and that unusual spelling gives you a clue to what makes it special.
Dozens 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.
volunteers 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.
A study shows the state is paying $352 million for kids that become homeless.
It started out as a block party, but the word spread and in this, its fourth year, hundreds are expected to turn out to enjoy free music, art, information and lots of fun.
A new policy set in motion by PHA head Michael Kelly looks to battle homelessness and urban blight.