Philadelphia Shelter Seeks Holiday Cards, DonationsThe largest emergency shelter for the homeless in Philadelphia is launching a two-pronged plea for help as the holidays approach.
Center City Shelter, Already Overflowing, Offers Overnight Seating to HomelessOne of center city Philadelphia's longest-operating homeless shelters and soup kitchens is opening its doors as part of an overnight initiative to help get homeless men off the streets.
Homeless Kitchen Says Food Donations Down, Needs HelpA Philadelphia non-profit that provides meals to the homeless and hungry is sounding the alarm. As KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg tells us, the organization says in-kind donations for its Fall food drive are down 70 percent.
5 Days Later, Full Electric Power Restored at Center City Homeless ShelterBut even while they were operating on emergency power for five days, the cold, dark conditions didn't stop people from seeking refuge from the frigid temperatures.
Major City Shelter Resumes Service After Power OutageThe Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission resumed service to the city's homeless Sunday afternoon after a power outage shut it down in some of the coldest weather of the year.
Power Goes Out At One Of Center City's Largest Homeless SheltersThe power went out around 2 a.m. Saturday morning at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission at 13th and Arch Streets.
Helping The Homeless Put Their Best Foot ForwardKara Cohen goes where few would tread: to the most neglected feet in the city.
Some Charities Expect Drop In Donations Due To Sandy Recovery EffortsThe economy is sluggish and with only so much money to go around, it's a difficult time for many charities as they seek holiday donations.