When temperatures drop below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, the City of Philadelphia puts its “Code Blue” initiatives in place.
“We make sure that nobody dies out here, because that could happen very easily,” notes Sam Santiago, with Project Home.
The Point in Time – or PIT count – is a census of all unsheltered men and women in the city on one night in January.
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.
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.
Officials say most low-income families can’t afford the rent in Center City.
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.
Project HOME, this week, will open an exhibit of photographs and a video telling the stories of homeless veterans.
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.
This survey comes during the coldest month of January in a decade.
“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.
Helping the homeless one sale at a time. That’s the mission of a thrift boutique in the trendy neighborhood of Fairmount.
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.
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.
Project HOME offers the homeless a Catholic mass, right at the main shelter in Fairmount, drawing people from all walks of life.