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Homelessness

Development

PHA provides rehabilitated housing to former residents of homeless encampment

PHA Housing Encampments Sharswood

Holiday

Activists to gather in Center City for Homeless Memorial Day on Tuesday

Homeless Vigil

Government

Philly youth aging out of foster care get some relief with housing aid

City Hall Vouchers

Government

Chester County, the wealthiest in the state, launches new initiative to combat homelessness

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Transportation

SEPTA to deploy more social outreach workers at hotspots for vulnerable populations

SEPTA Social Work

Sponsored

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission renovated by AEC Cares as part of “Blitz Build”

Limited - Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission Volunteer Group

Government

Philly receives $42 million from White House initiative to combat homelessness

House America Homelessness

Transportation

SEPTA replaces sitting benches with 'leaners,' upsets some riders

SEPTA Leaner Benches

Government

'Help for the Hurdles' launches in Philly, aims to assist homeless shelter residents get jobs

Help with the Hurdles

Donations

NBA honors Joel Embiid for efforts to combat homelessness in Philly

Education

College students still struggling to afford food and housing, Temple report shows

College student food and housing insecurity

Donations

Philly homeless shelters applaud Joel Embiid, Sixers for donations

Housing

Philadelphia moving homeless residents from COVID-19 prevention spaces to permanent housing

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Nonprofits

Philly homeless organization temporarily closes due to COVID-19 outbreak

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Homelessness

Philly reaches deal to end homeless encampment on Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Deal Homeless Encampment Philly

Protests

City officials, homeless encampment leaders reach deal to end protest camp at Ridge Ave.

philadelphia homeless encampment ridge avenue

Protests

Philly homeless encampment leaders claim victory in city deal for 50 vacant homes

philly homeless encampments agreement

Investigations

Man in critical condition after being stabbed near Philly homeless encampment

Encampment Stabbing

Homelessness

Philly homeless services organizations receive $1.5 million in grants

Homelessness Philly Grants

Illness

Mayor Kenney: Clearing homeless encampments is 'multi-day operation,' won't tip hand on police intervention

Encampments Kenney Police

Protests

Mayor Kenney calls encampment resistance 'disappointing,' 'unacceptable'

Encampments Sept 9

Protests

Philly sets final date for removal of homeless encampments

Philly Homeless Final

Courts

Federal judge rules Philly can shut down homeless encampments

Judge Homeless Encampments

Protests

Philly homeless encampments, city in limbo amid injunction request, ongoing talks

Encampment Limbo Philly

Protests

Philly demands protest encampments clear Ben Franklin Parkway, Ridge Avenue

Philly Homeless Encampments

Protests

Philly postpones plans to clear homeless encampment on Ben Franklin Parkway

Housing Philly Encampment

Protests

Philly to shut down homeless encampment on Ben Franklin Parkway

Ben Franklin Homeless

Protests

Philly officials address encampment protest on Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philly Encampment Parkway

Illness

Six months after Philly's hepatitis A outbreak, cases have dropped sharply

Philly health department response to Hepatitis A outbreak

Health News

Project HOME, Independence Blue Cross team up to address North Philly health disparities

Independence Blue Cross Project HOME Keystone Connection to Wellness initiative

Nonprofits

Former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel to 'sleep out' in support of homeless youth

Fundraisers

Wawa checkout fundraiser benefits Kensington homeless residence for people battling addiction

Maguire Residence Kensington

Nonprofits

Local nonprofit empowering the homeless through running

back on my feet group run

Homelessness

Final Kensington encampment to be cleared Thursday amid bitter cold temperatures

Carroll - Private Investigator Searches for Missing Teen in Kensington

Documentaries

'Kensington Blues' photographer releases 'Embedded in the Badlands' documentary series

Stockbridge Kensington

Lawsuits

Kate McClure releases secret recording, claims innocence in GoFundMe scam

Kate McClure gofundme scam

Homelessness

Gallery: Raising the Roof celebration for LGBTQ young adults

Dillon - Raise the Roof

Philanthropy

Philadelphia awarded $1 million toward juvenile justice center

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Homelessness

Homeless man mocked on Twitter for shaving on NJ Transit was just trying to look 'presentable'

NJ Transit train

Investigations

Latest in GoFundMe controversy: Mark D'Amico arrested on outstanding traffic warrant

Kate McClure Johnny

Investigations

Authorities search home of New Jersey couple behind viral GoFundMe that raised $400,000 for homeless veteran

Kate McClure Johnny

Courts

Couple who raised $400,000 for homeless vet tries to plead Fifth Amendment

Kate McClure Johnny

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