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Why You’ll Soon See Postcards to Hand to the Homeless in Center City

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 […]

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How This Philly Filmmaker Convinced Idris Elba to Make a Movie Here

After we reported that English actor Idris Elba had signed on to star in and co-produce Ghetto Cowboy, a based-on-a-book movie about the urban cowboy […]

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How (And Why) Philly Forced 16 People Off the Streets During the Deep Freeze

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 […]

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Construction Begins on LGBTQ-Friendly Housing Project Named After Gloria Casarez

On Wednesday, several local lawmakers and community advocates attended the groundbreaking of a new LGBTQ-friendly housing project honoring one of their own. Project HOME formally […]

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Extreme Weather Means City Has to Get Homeless Off the Street, If They Can

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 […]

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Four Things We Learned From Christian Science Monitor’s Sister Mary Scullion Profile

The Christian Science Monitor has a nice cover story today about Sister Mary Scullion, the Project HOME founder that publication calls “Philadelphia’s saint of the streets.” […]

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Richard Gere Was in Philly Last Night to Advocate for the Homeless

Last night it was a packed house at the Ritz East in Old City for a red-carpet premiere of Time Out of Mind, a new […]

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Project HOME Video Features Lily Tomlin and Jon Bon Jovi Talking Homelessness in Philly and Camden

A new video produced by Project HOME‘s “The Francis Fund” discusses homelessness, poverty, and hunger throughout the Philadelphia and Camden regions, and features some extremely […]

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43% of Philly’s Homeless Youth Identify as LGBTQ

It’s a staggering statistic that can’t be ignored: A January 2015 survey conducted by Valley Youth House, Covenant House, Project HOME, the Attic Youth Center, […]


Long-Awaited North Philly Health Center Has Ribbon Cutting Today

Post by Project HOME. The Stephen Klein Wellness Center has been in the Project HOME pipeline for years, and today the 28,000-square-foot health center finally […]

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New York Times Plays Up Project HOME’s Success

The New York Times writes today of the success Philadelphia has had with its homeless population. For example, Philadelphia’s homeless population fell 2.3 percent from […]