homelessness

Terez Guiliana, a Project HOME ambassador dubbed the "Reading Terminal Angel" and her friend John Silvetti.
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Shara Dae Howard
December 07, 2019 - 11:33 am
In an effort to help the homeless, the non-profit Project HOME stationed "ambassadors of hope" throughout the city. One ambassador has been dubbed the "Reading Terminal Angel." Read more here.
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Charlie Manuel sleeps on the streets to raise money for homeless youth.
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Mike Dougherty
November 22, 2019 - 8:39 am
The Phillies' Charlie Manuel and Larry Bowa slept outside with 200 other people in Center City on Thursday night to raise money for homeless kids. Read more.
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HAVEN Women
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Kim Glovas
November 18, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Philadelphia's first and only shelter dedicated to helping homeless female veterans get back on their feet, HAVEN Women, has received a $100,000 grant. Read more here.
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Hoops for Hope is reaching out to homeless residents in Philadelphia to help them make life changing plays off the court.
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Justin Udo
September 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Hoops for Hope is reaching out to homeless residents in Philadelphia to help them make life changing plays off the court.
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Norman Boch
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With tourist and convention season about to kick into high gear, Philadelphia officials are re-starting the effort to reduce street homelessness and panhandling in public places. That includes expanding a new program that provides same-day work and pay . Norman Boch...
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National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program
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Hadas Kuznits
May 30, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly 900 students across 18 Philadelphia schools celebrated the completion of a year-long curriculum on social justice Thursday afternoon at Temple University's Liacouras Center. The National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program teaches kids how to address social...
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The Gloria Casarez Residence Apartments is the first permanent LGBTQ-friendly young adult residence in the state of Pennsylvania.
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Paul Kurtz
May 14, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Project HOME, the Philadelphia nonprofit that helps the homeless, held a grand opening Tuesday of a four-story building that provides housing for a specific group of people. Supporters and funders of the Gloria Casarez Residence Apartments on Eighth Street near Girard...
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A homeless person sleeping in a doorway.
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Tim Jimenez
March 29, 2019 - 11:28 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The numbers are now in from Philadelphia's annual count of homeless people out on the streets of the city, and city officials say they show some progress. Back in January, Philadelphia had its annual "Point in Time" count. After crunching the numbers and analyzing the...
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Camden County officials are looking to place those who want to work with permanent jobs.
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David Madden
March 27, 2019 - 3:45 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County officials say their efforts to combat homelessness are working well enough to take things to the next step. They’re looking to place those who want to work with permanent jobs. For more than a year, the county has teamed up with Volunteers of America to...
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