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The following article is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of News From HOME, our quarterly print newsletter.  You can read the whole newsletter online.  If you want to subscribe, click here.

The following article is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of News From HOME, our quarterly print newsletter.  You can read the whole newsletter online.  If you want to subscribe, click here.

Behind Valerie Holmes’ quiet, strong demeanor are experiences of deep trauma. Over the years, she has not only overcome that trauma, she has turned it into strength – for herself and for others.

The following article is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of News From HOME, our quarterly print newsletter.  You can read the whole newsletter online.  If you want to subscribe, click here.

TAKING ACTION FOR HOUSING

Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building Grand Opening | Bonita Pritchette

On Monday, April 23, 2018, we celebrated the Grand opening of our newest residence, Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building. The residence, located at 2415 North Broad St., provides 88 units of affordable housing (20 dedicated to young adults) to men and women who are homeless, formerly homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as low-income members of the community. Bonita Pritchette a Certified Recovery Specialist and Resident at Project HOME shares a  reflection on her time at Project HOME.

Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building Grand Opening | Morris Williams

On Monday, April 23, 2018, we celebrated the Grand opening of our newest residence, Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building. The residence, located at 2415 North Broad St., provides 88 units of affordable housing (20 dedicated to young adults) to men and women who are homeless, formerly homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as low-income members of the community. Morris Williams a long-time supporter of Project HOME and advocate for ending homelessness in Philadelphia shared a few thoughts in reflection of the grand opening.

Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building Grand Opening | Gene Epstein

On Monday, April 23, 2018, we celebrated the Grand opening of our newest residence, Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building. The residence, located at 2415 North Broad St., provides 88 units of affordable housing (20 dedicated to young adults) to men and women who are homeless, formerly homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as low-income members of the community. Gene Epstein a long-time supporter of Project HOME and advocate for ending homelessness in Philadelphia shared a few thoughts in reflection of the grand opening.

Prayer River

Meg Saligman's Knotted Home installation at our Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building is actually a series of individual pieces inspired by—and in many cases, repurposing—the Knotted Grotto. The text below is from the accompanying signage.


KNOTTED HOME 2018
A Project HOME and Meg Saligman Studio collaboration

Angie Lewis, Program Manager at the Hub of Hope, recently shared some very positive outcomes and inspriring reflections from the engagement center's first two months of operation. You can download the full outcomes report here.

On behalf of the entire team at the Hub of Hope, I wanted to share a snapshot of the Hub's first two months of operations. Before jumping into that, though, I'd like to share a few reflections.

Tanisha has been a part of the Project HOME community since she was 10 years old. From homelessness to hope, hear her transformational story.

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