Homeless

Holiday Inn Express in Center City Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
April 06, 2020 - 8:18 am
City officials are opening up the Holiday Inn Express in Center City as a quarantine site in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Three-packs of N95 respiratory masks
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Antionette Lee
April 02, 2020 - 11:48 am
A group making sure the city's vulnerable population is not forgotten during the pandemic says they are also in need of protective equipment to keep their community safe. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.
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The public restroom pilot program is funded by the city and run by staff members and volunteers at Prevention Point, a Kensington community group.
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Paul Kurtz
February 12, 2020 - 1:45 pm
Six months after the city declared a health emergency, Philadelphia health officials have announced a dramatic decline in the number of hepatitis A cases. Read more here.
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Mark D'Amico
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Mark Abrams
January 16, 2020 - 6:43 pm
A New Jersey man connected to a 2017 GoFundMe hoax, which raised more than $400,000 for a homeless man, pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to federal charges. Read more here.
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A Market-Frankford Line rider looks away as fellow passengers take part in the No Pants Subway Ride to benefit the homeless.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 12, 2020 - 6:12 pm
Sunday was an unseasonably warm day in Philadelphia, and for some, that made it the perfect day to make their way through the city without any pants. Read more here.
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Brennon Jones gives a free haircut in Center City, on the median at Broad and Walnut Streets.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 11, 2020 - 5:46 pm
A local barber is helping the homeless, one haircut at a time, and a popular Philadelphia wedding photo spot is where he set up shop. Read more here.
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Homeless encampment
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Kim Glovas
January 06, 2020 - 1:28 pm
After several months, a homeless encampment near 18th and Vine streets has been dismantled. Read more here.
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Tent city at 18th and Vine streets.
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Kim Glovas
December 30, 2019 - 5:27 pm
You may have noticed the tent city that popped up at 18th and Vine streets a number of months ago, but the city says that encampment will be going away soon. Read more here.
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Camden City Hall.
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David Madden
December 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Camden County freeholders are taking a new approach to fighting homelessness: They are asking people to direct their donations not to panhandlers but rather to organizations that work to help those in need. Read more here.
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