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Gloria Casarez Residence Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Project HOME Celebrates Grand Opening of Gloria Casarez Residence on May 14

Newest Residence at 1315 North 8th Street is the first LGBTQ-friendly permanent supportive housing for young adults in Pennsylvania

Donations, including landmark gift from Lynne and Harold Honickman, will support work to end and prevent homelessness in Philadelphia

 

From Philly Voice:

Fourteen Wawa locations in Philadelphia are now accepting donations from customers to support a homeless shelter for those struggling with addiction in Kensington.

Teaming up with Project HOME, Wawa is accepting donations in $1, $3 or $5 increments to fund the Maguire Residence, one of three new facilities the non-profit is opening to combat the neighborhood's drug epidemic.

Wawa Counter Cards Supporting Project HOME

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Organizations expand and extend partnership to benefit shared community to increase affordable housing for formerly homeless individuals in recovery, specifically Project HOME’s Maguire Residence in Kensington

 

From The Philadelphia Tribune

A new residential project for those struggling with addiction will rise at the epicenter of the opioid crisis — Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood.

 

From: The Inquirer

On Tuesday morning, at the tail end of a groundbreaking ceremony for a new housing complex for people coming out of addiction and homelessness, Sister Mary Scullion leaned into the microphone.

 

From: CBS Philly

An elementary school will be converted as part of the huge project to provide housing for people recovering from addiction.

 

From: KYW

Funders and officials of Project HOME gathered in Kensington Tuesday for what was supposed to be the start of construction on the long-planned and desperately needed housing for people recovering from addiction.

There was just one glitch: the government shutdown.

 

From WHYY

Shareda Green sat dumbfounded inside a drab, unmarked office on Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia. More than two hours into her weekday shift at the Project HOME Outreach Coordination Center, the veteran dispatcher hadn’t assigned a single homeless outreach team to talk to a single person about getting off the streets.

 

From The Philadelphia Tribune

With panhandling and homelessness ramping up on the sidewalks of Center City, a homeless advocacy group and a business improvement district have teamed up in an outreach effort and are asking the public to get involved.

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