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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

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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

(Mayor Nutter and Wells Fargo bank officials pose with some of the recipients of Wells Fargo's charitable donation.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Six Area Nonprofits Will Benefit From Big Wells Fargo Donation

Mayor Nutter was more than happy to host the announcement as local Wells Fargo officials presented a check for $1.35 million, to be divvied up by six local nonprofits.

12/17/2013

Chuck Schechtman.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A Very Public-Minded Public Accounting Firm

Chuck Shechtman, of the accounting firm Shechtman Marks Devor, says, “Our goal is to maintain the culture of caring about our employees and being involved in the community.”

11/18/2013

(Photo provided by JBJ Soul Foundation.)

Applicants Line Up To Apply For Low-Income Housing in Fairmount

Jon Bon Jovi is working with Project HOME on “JBJ Soul Homes,” at 15th and Fairmount

08/15/2013

Easter gathering at Project HOME (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Messages Of Salvation And Hope For The Homeless In Philadelphia This Easter

The homeless advocacy organization, Project HOME, held its own Easter service at its headquarters on Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia on Sunday.

03/31/2013

Attendees hold signs with names of those who died. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Many Gather At Thomas Paine Plaza In Philadelphia To Bring Awareness To Homeless Community

More than one hundred people gathered on Thomas Paine Plaza, with lit candles on Wednesday evening, holding signs with the names of the homeless and formerly homeless Philadelphians who died in 2012.

12/19/2012

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Local Businesses Get Behind First Ever “Giving Tuesday”

A new tradition started on Tuesday to counter the spending frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s called “Giving Tuesday,” and businesses large and small were jumping onboard.

11/27/2012

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