Anti-Poverty Fund Hopes The Papal Visit Will Have A Lasting Impact In PhiladelphiaThey'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.
Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Discuss Poverty During ForumProject HOME hosted a mayoral forum Thursday night that focused on poverty and other issues.
Project HOME’s Latest Project Brings Homes And Opportunities To ChinatownOfficials say most low-income families can't afford the rent in Center City.
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.
Six Area Nonprofits Will Benefit From Big Wells Fargo DonationMayor 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.
Applicants Line Up To Apply For Low-Income Housing in FairmountJon Bon Jovi is working with Project HOME on "JBJ Soul Homes," at 15th and Fairmount
Philadelphia Leads in 'Deep' Poverty Among Big CitiesMayor Nutter says the city has made a number of changes in services to address poverty but, he notes, it's a complicated issue.
2012 Year in Review: Food Handouts Create Controversy in PhiladelphiaJust two months before the Barnes Foundation moved into its new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the city passed a law banning curbside feedings. The move sparked immediate controversy.
New Philadelphia Development Gets The Rock Start Treatment The homeless advocacy organization, Project H.O.M.E., broke ground Tuesday on 55 new units of low income on Fairmount Avenue, near Broad Street. The new development is called JBJ Soul homes.
City To Ban Street-Corner Feedings of HomelessPhiladelphia mayor Michael Nutter has announced a ban on the feeding of large numbers of homeless and hungry people at sites on and near the Ben Franklin Parkway.
Homes-for-the-Homeless Apartment Building is Dedicated in Tioga"We are celebrating what it means to have a home," said Project HOME's Sister Mary Scullion, described as "the light that all follow" as Philadelphia tries to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.
'Code Blue' Activated In Philadelphia As Bitter Temps Grip The CityThe city of Philadelphia has declared the first code blue of the New Year as a cold snap grips the region.