Never underestimate the power of a touching article. Last year, G Philly ran a story about Valley Youth House, a nonprofit working to combat youth […]
Homelessness in New Jersey has dropped by almost 50 percent over the last nine years, according to a report by the federal government.
Philadelphia will have more beds and resources to help shelter its homeless population for the next few weeks. In the city’s budget for the upcoming […]
Lolly Galvin sits cross-legged on the gum-stained sidewalk near 16th and Market streets, next to a homeless man who’s getting a haircut. He wanted it all buzzed off. Galvin made it […]
Philadelphia has removed a dormant ban prohibiting serving food in public parks, the Kenney administration announced today. The ban, which the city tried to implement four years […]
Thursday I got a press release from the Philadelphia DNC 2016 Host Committee announcing “the installation of its 57 fiberglass ‘Donkeys Around Town.’” My first thought […]
Starting today, Valley Youth House will have pop-up couches all over Philadelphia this week as a way to raise awareness about LBGTQ youth homelessness.
The Kenney administration announced a new strategy to fight panhandling and street homelessness in Philadelphia on Monday, one that will focus existing outreach efforts on […]
Last Saturday afternoon, the outside of the 23rd Street Armory revealed few signs of the party going on inside. Faint strains of songs by the Stylistics and […]
Less than one month after launching his crowdfunding page to raise $20,000 for a one-night pop-up restaurant for the homeless, Jason Pinardo says he’s all […]
We see a lot of GoFundMe and similar crowdsourcing campaigns coming through our inbox. Many of them are good ideas, but most of them fizzle […]
With a potential blizzard looming, Philadelphia is currently in a Code Blue emergency. This means outreach teams will be working into the night to help transport […]
“Young Boy Found Wandering in LOVE Park.” It was easy to judge the story’s first headline, and judge I easily did. Why was a 2-year-old outside alone, […]
Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. New Jersey native Brooke Peder sits on Walnut Street next to a […]