Project HOME

(Pope Francis, in file photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Anti-Poverty Fund Hopes The Papal Visit Will Have A Lasting Impact In Philadelphia

They’re announcing the creation of a fund to be used for anti-poverty efforts and a letter-writing campaign to get more federal action on the issue.

06/22/2015

Project HOME hosted a mayoral forum Thursday night. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Discuss Poverty During Forum

Project HOME hosted a mayoral forum Thursday night that focused on poverty and other issues.

05/08/2015

(Project HOME employment services program manager Alexis Pugh, center, poses with the latest graduates of the work training program.  Photo by Lynne Adkins)

Local Program Gives Formerly Homeless Vets a Fighting Chance at Civilian Worklife

Ten US military veterans, all formerly homeless, have graduated from a job training program during ceremonies at a center city Philadelphia hotel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

Photo of art exhibit at Drexel. (Credit Cherri Gregg)

Drexel Hosts Art Exhibit Showcasing Previous Homeless Men And Women

“It’s a stepping stone for people who are experiencing some isolation ,who are experiencing hardship.” said Rachel Ehrgood art coordinator for Project Home.

04/19/2015

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Health: Project Home’s Art Program Empowers Homeless People By Helping Them Overcome Obstacles

The healing power of art, Project Home has a special art program to help homeless people overcome many obstacles. It’s helped people turn their lives around.

04/09/2015

Social worker Kathleen Kelley at the Hub for Hope in Suburban Station. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Homeless Services Hub In Suburban Station Closing For Season With Uncertain Future

A drop-in center for the homeless in Suburban Station will close for the season early next month, with its future currently in doubt.

03/23/2015

Health Care Services director Monica McCurdy sits in the hospitality room of the new Stephen Klein Wellness Center in North Philadelphia. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia’s Neediest Population Gets State Of The Art Medical Home

City officials, health care providers and homeless advocates will cut the ribbon today on a new Wellness Center in North Philadelphia.

03/16/2015

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

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

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