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Philadelphia Gearing Up To Make Sure Homeless Are Sheltered During ‘Code Blue’ Cold Snap

When temperatures drop below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, the City of Philadelphia puts its “Code Blue” initiatives in place.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

(A homeless encampment under the Walnut Street Bridge, in center city, where outreach workers found three people sleeping in subfreezing temperatures.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Outreach Specialists Comb Philadelphia Area, Searching For Homeless in Danger of Freezing

“We make sure that nobody dies out here, because that could happen very easily,” notes Sam Santiago, with Project Home.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Counting Philadelphia’s Homeless

The Point in Time – or PIT count – is a census of all unsheltered men and women in the city on one night in January.

01/21/2015

Karen Orrick and Carol Thomas of Project Home. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Center City’s Homeless Have One Less Place To Go For Help

Project Home is working to re-open the hub this season. She says they’re looking for a new space on the concourse — but they’ll open a mobile unit even if they are unable to create another storefront.

01/06/2015

(credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Project HOME Hosts Annual HOME Spun Resale Boutique Fashion Show In Fairmount

Paris fashion week may have just ended, but Philadelphia’s Project HOME showed off its own high style collection Thursday outside of its Homespun Boutique in Fairmount.

10/02/2014

(credit: Syma Chowdhry/CBS 3)

Project HOME’s Latest Project Brings Homes And Opportunities To Chinatown

Officials say most low-income families can’t afford the rent in Center City.

09/17/2014

(credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Project HOME Launches Video And Photo Exhibit Highlighting Experiences Of Homeless Veterans

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Philadelphia non-profit Project Home launched a video and photo exhibit that highlights experiences and life altering events of homeless veterans.

05/29/2014

Vince Sangmeister (credit: Pat Loeb)

New Exhibit Tells Stories Of Homeless War Veterans Through Photos, Video

Project HOME, this week, will open an exhibit of photographs and a video telling the stories of homeless veterans.

05/26/2014

(Sister Mary Scullion pictured to Bon Jovi's left) 
(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-Income Housing In Philly

There was a soul-stirring celebration today in North Philadelphia as Project HOME cut the ribbon on the $16 million affordable housing project built in partnership with a non-profit founded by rocker Jon Bon Jovi.

04/22/2014

(Homeless people huddle under a highway overpass on the edge of Old City Philadelphia.  File photo by Dawn Pratson)

Volunteers Fan Out Across Philadelphia, Reaching Out To Homeless in Frigid Weather

This survey comes during the coldest month of January in a decade.

01/30/2014

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Upbeat Groundbreaking Ceremony For New North Philly Wellness Center

“We are celebrating what once seemed impossible as possible,” said Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project Home, the driving force behind the Stephen Klein Wellness Center.

01/29/2014

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Brotherly Love: Fashion at Home at Project HOME

Helping the homeless one sale at a time. That’s the mission of a thrift boutique in the trendy neighborhood of Fairmount.

01/14/2014

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Charitable Groups Gear Up As Overnight Temperatures Set to Plummet

Philadelphia city officials joined forces with volunteers working to protect the most vulnerable population — the city’s homeless — from the frigid, potentially deadly cold snap.

01/06/2014

(The Philadelphia hearings on Gov. Corbett's Medicaid plan are scheduled for the National Constitution Center.  File photo by Steve Tawa, KYW Newsradio)

Health Care Advocates Lining up to Testify About Corebett’s Proposed Medicaid Plan

The hearing was originally scheduled for the morning, but interest in the hearings has been high and registration filled so quickly that the department added an afternoon session. And that filled up, too.

01/02/2014

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Dozens Opt To Celebrate Christmas With The Homeless

Project HOME offers the homeless a Catholic mass, right at the main shelter in Fairmount, drawing people from all walks of life.

12/25/2013

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