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Actor/comedian Cedric the Entertainer offers words of encouragement to the homeless. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Cedric Entertains While Helping To Feed The Homeless In Center City

A Center City ministry that serves meals to the homeless had a surprise celebrity guest for a special Thanksgiving Day meal.


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Local Religious Group Feeds The Homeless On The Parkway After Court Victory

Early Saturday evening, one of the religious groups that successfully challenged the City’s ban on serving food to the homeless outdoors offered thanks in the form of a meal on the Ben Franklin Parkway.


(File photo: a group of people being given free meals at a parkland location in Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Closing Arguments Set In Challenge Of Philadelphia’s Outdoor Feeding Ban

Closing arguments were scheduled for Thursday morning in a federal court challenge to Philadelphia’s ban on outdoor food programs.


(A free food distribution on city land in May 2012.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Federal Court Hearing Today On City’s Ban On Feeding Homeless

Several religious groups will appear in federal court today for a hearing to decide the fate of Philadelphia’s ban on outdoor feedings.