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From the hearing of the Special Committee on Poverty Prevention and Reduction held Thursday, October 10, 2019.

On October 10, 2019, Sister Mary Scullion appeared before City Council's Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention. Below are her prepared remarks.


From the Philadelphia Inquirer:

For Jenese McKinley, the last General Assistance check came on July 30.

A $205-a-month stipend she received from the state of Pennsylvania to help her get by is now gone.

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.


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