Red Cross House

(The line was long for a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway at Red Cross House, in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Red Cross And We Feed The Homeless Philly Give Away 400 Thanksgiving Turkeys

Light heavyweight champion boxer Bernard Hopkins and undefeated junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia assisted with the proceedings.


(Jaime Castle of the Hughes Center, with some tasty treats.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Mediterranean Wines, and Two Fundraisers

A local medical practice is hosting a boardwalk-themed fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, the Red Cross “Red Ball” is ahead, and a wine bar has a nod to the Ides of March.


(Volunteers help assemble furniture at the Red Cross House in West Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

Exelon Foundation Donates $500,000 Plus Elbow Grease to Philadelphia’s Red Cross House

The Red Cross has received a significant donation for its Red Cross House at 40th and Chestnut Streets in West Philadelphia.


(The Red Cross House, 4000 Powelton Ave., in Philadelphia.  Photos by Karin Phillips)

Red Cross Celebrates 3,000 Days Of Housing For Philadelphia Area Victims

Since it opened in April of 2003, the Red Cross House has housed more then 8,600 people in more than 2,700 families, who were victims of disaster.