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Sister Mary Scullion Roots and Branches

Sister Mary's Roots and Branches column appears quarterly in our News from HOME print newsletter. To subscribe, click here to provide your physical address.

Amanda Aronoff served as Project HOME's Vice President of Development and Public Relations from 2000 to 2010. Her son Hayden, a student at Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School, recently completed our Summer Service Learning Program and shares his experiences below.

Eunid makes it clear that recovery is possible. A former resident and now Project HOME Alumni and Residential Service Coordinator,  she shares her testimony and sheds light on how the Project HOME community has helped her get back on her feet and off the streets.

Project HOME recently hosted the seventh cohort of Digital Skills and Bicycle Thrills (DSBT). The four-week course is "a citywide initiative that connects Philadelphia's adults with digital literacy training in the context of learning and enjoying bike share throughout neighborhoods." DSBT is a partnership between the Philadelphia Office of Adult Education (OAE), the Philadelphia Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems (OTIS), the Better Bike Share Partnership, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Indego, and KEYSPOT.

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has announced that as of Monday, August 13, they will accept applications for General Assistance. This is a tremendous win for low-income people in Pennsylania, many whom have been living with no income since 2012 when the program was eliminated. 

There are two things you can do now to help us get the word out:

Meet Zarah Teachy who joined the Project HOME community as a resident after meeting Sister Mary Scullion on the streets of Philadelphia years ago.  The chance meeting in the early stages of Project HOME's outreach efforts has led Zarah on a journey where she was able to achieve far more than she could ever imagine.

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

 

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