homelessness

Philadelphia and Delaware County officials at PHL airport
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Tim Jimenez
May 26, 2020 - 7:41 am
The city is evicting a group of homeless people who had been staying at Philadelphia International Airport during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Step up to the Plate
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KYW Staff
April 16, 2020 - 11:09 am
Three nonprofits are joining forces with three local caterers to provide more meals for people experiencing homelessness, while the city is shut down. Read more here.
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Holiday Inn Express, Center City Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
April 15, 2020 - 7:01 am
Philadelphia has invested heavily in renting out the entire Holiday Inn Express in Center City and staffing it for use as a quarantine space for people who test positive with the coronavirus. Deputy Health Commissioner Caroline Johnson says the goal is to slow its spread in shelters, where social...
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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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Germantown Friends School student Joanna Lin
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Hadas Kuznits
February 26, 2020 - 1:46 pm
A high school student at Germantown Friends School launched an initiative this year to help people better understand some of the complicated issues regarding the menstrual cycle. Read more here.
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Activist Sister Mary Scullion attends the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation's 10 year anniversary at the Garage on October 6, 2016 in New York City.
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Mark Abrams
February 04, 2020 - 8:02 am
An activist for Philadelphia's homeless population is among the invited congressional guests who will see and hear President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in person Tuesday in the nation's capital. Read more here.
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Homeless resource fair at Joseph’s House of Camden
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Andrew Kramer
February 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
It was a jump start of sorts recently for homeless individuals in South Jersey to turn their lives around.
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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.
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
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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