Project H.O.M.E.

A crowd gathers in front of the Municipal Services Building to remember the city's homeless who have died. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Memorial Service Honors Homeless People Who Have Died In 2013

A somber crowd of about 100 listened as dozens of names of the fallen were read. It’s a “Homeless Memorial Day” service organized by Project H.O.M.E.


(Neighborhood residents and Project HOME staffers gather around a rendering of the planned wellness center.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Homeless Advocacy Group To Build Health Center in North Philadelphia

“The Philadelphia homeless population exceeds the nation in the prevalence of diabetes, heart disease, smoking, and depression,” a Project HOME official notes.


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Helping The Homeless Survive The Heat Wave

Saturday marks day ten of the area’s sweltering wave of heat, and the Outreach Coordination Center for Project H.O.M.E. is trying to help the homeless stay cool.


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Services Expand For The Homeless Community Into Center City Train Station

Philadelphia homeless advocates are trying a new approach to get the chronically homeless into shelter, this winter. They’ve set up shop in a storefront in the Suburban Station concourse.



Survey: 1 In 4 Philadelphians Living In Poverty

27-percent of Philadelphians live below the poverty line. It’s a number that has risen four percent in the last 10 years, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, released today.


(Connelly House, 1212 Ludlow Street, prior to today's ceremonial ribbon cutting.  All photos by John McDevitt)

Ceremonial Ribbon-Cutting Held For New Homeless Transition Apartments in Philadelphia

A dedication ceremony was held Tuesday at Connelly House, in center city Philadelphia, where nearly 80 formerly harmless men and women have been settling into apartments of their very own.


(File photo.  Credit: KYW's Ed Fischer)

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.


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‘Random Act Of Kindness’ Raises Thousands For Philadelphia’s Project H.O.M.E.

A national company holding meetings in Philadelphia decided to wrap up their visit by giving back to the community. In less than two hours, they raised and gave away thousands of dollars.


Project H.O.M.E. & Unique Indoor Comfort Warming Homes

The coldest air of the season is blanketing our area. For some, that means cranking up one space heater and moving it from room to room, or bundling up with hats and gloves—inside their homes. […]