Each night tens of thousands of LGBT youth across the country sleep on the streets or in shelters, while thousands more teeter on the verge […]
There’s a new campaign to end homelessness in Philly — and it encourages you to take a simple step to help. The Center City District and […]
During our recent cold spell, Philly experienced its longest stretch of consecutive “Code Blue” days in 13 years. The city declares a Code Blue emergency […]
Philly officials are warning residents to stay inside and keep warm. When it’s dangerously cold outside, the city declares a Code Blue. The emergency status specifically pertains to […]
In her six years of working in Philly homeless shelters, Stephanie Sena has been forced to turn away countless people for the same reason: they […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]