Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report | Project HOME

Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report

FISCAL YEAR 2018 ANNUAL REPORT

Dear Project HOME Community,

One of our deepest human longings is for home.  This yearning unites us all.  Without a home we are physically in peril and, beyond this, we lack the safety and security from which we can dream, create, plan and grow.

In 2018 your generosity and leadership led many home.  It was a year of continued growth and unexpected opportunity.

With your help we were able to:

  • open the Hub of Hope in Suburban Station; 
  • break ground on Gloria Casarez Residence, the first LGBTQ-friendly housing for youth in Pennsylvania;
  • open Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building – 88 homes for formerly homeless adults and youth;
  • partner in the launch of a comprehensive messaging platform for people struggling on our streets and;
  • lay the groundwork for the Kensington Recovery Initiative  – our response to the opioid addiction crisis in Philadelphia  – three residences for recovery, job training, and education for people on the streets who are addicted and ready for recovery.

We hope you will continue to join us in 2019 as we celebrate 30 years of bringing Philadelphians HOME.  For 30 years, Philadelphians have believed in our shared mission that none of us are home until all of us are home.  From the locker room of the Marian Anderson Community Center pool to 20 residences and program sites all over the city – together we are creating the resources and opportunities needed to be the first city to end and prevent chronic street homelessness.

Thank you for participating in these important successes in 2018.  Together we will continue to reach out to those who are longing for home and offer hope to those who are hopeless.

 

With warmest gratitude,

Our Mission

THE VISION OF PROJECT HOME

None of us are home until all of us are home.®


THE MISSION OF PROJECT HOME

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society.  We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.

Project HOME achieves its mission through a continuum of services comprised of street outreach, a range of supportive housing, and comprehensive services. We address the root causes of homelessness through neighborhood-based affordable housing, economic development, and environmental enhancement programs, as well as through providing access to employment opportunities; adult and youth education; and health care.

Project HOME is committed to social and political advocacy.  An integral part of our work is education about the realities of homelessness and poverty and vigorous advocacy on behalf of and with homeless and low-income persons for more just and humane public policies.

Project HOME is committed to nurturing a spirit of community among persons from all walks of life, all of whom have a role to play in making this a more just and compassionate society.


THE VALUES OF PROJECT HOME

The work of Project HOME is rooted in our strong spiritual conviction of the dignity of each person.

We believe that all persons are entitled to decent, affordable housing and access to quality education, employment, and health care.

We believe in the transformational power of building relationships and community as the ultimate answer to the degradation of homelessness and poverty.

We believe that working to end homelessness and poverty enhances the quality of life for everyone in our community.

We believe that the critical resources entrusted to us to achieve our mission must be managed honorably and professionally.

Our Finances | Revenue, Gains, and Other Support

Statement of Activities

Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Operating Revenue

 
Contributions and Grants (Incl. In-Kind Contributions and Pledges)
$21,482,094
Contracts and Government Funding
$12,816,707
Program Income and Fees
$9,412,499
Investment Income
$3,007,093
Special Events
$114,670

Non-Operating Revenue

 
Revenue and support for capital acquisitions and financing
$708,380
Total 
$47,541,443

 

Our Finances | Operating and Non-operating Expenses

Statement of Activities

Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Operating Expenses

 
Housing and Support Services
$15,584,650
Health Services
$5,803,724
Management and General
$4,049,197
Education and Employment Services
$3,267,518
Fundraising and Development
$1,434,348
Advocacy and Strategic Initiatives
$821,153

Non-Operating Expenses

 
Housing Development Expenses
$1,870,462
Total 
$32,831,052

 

Our Donors
The following individuals and organizations have supported Project HOME financially during our 2018 Fiscal Year — making contributions of $500 or more during the 2018 fiscal year. We thank you for investing in our work to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness in Philadelphia.
We have made every effort to ensure the completeness and accuracy of this list. If you notice an error, however, please accept our sincere apologies and let us know by calling 215.232.7272 x3045.

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Fiscal Year 2018 Board of Trustees
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
BOARD EMERITUS
BOARD CHAIRS
Joanne Berwind
Kathy Z. Anderson
Joseph Ferry 1989-93
Dorothy Binswanger
Donna Boscia
Stephen Gold, Esq. 1994-2001
Richard Bogue
Robert Downing
Margaret Healy, Ph.D. 2002-05
Frank Bradley
Frances Egan
William Harvey, Esq. 2006-09
Dr. Walter Cohen
Stephen F. Gold, Esq.
Kathleen Owens, Ph.D. 2010-16
John Connors
Margaret Healy, Ph.D.
Debbie Fretz 2017-Present
Jeff Cook
Hyacinth King
 
Joan Dawson-McConnon, CPA*
Joseph Miller
 
Pamela Estadt
Michael Rubinger
 
Debbie Fretz 
Georgianna Simmons
 
Gordon Gary
Gerald Strid
 
William Harvey
Riki Wagman
 
Hank Hockeimer
Lara C. Weinstein, M.D.
 
Lori Lasher
 
 
Leigh Middleton
 
 
Wes Mitchell
 
 
Megan Maguire Nicoletti
 
 
Patrick O'Grady
 
 
Marcel Pratt
 
 
Claire Reichlin
 
 
Estelle Richman
 
 
Emily Riley
 
 
Dr. Loren Robinson
 
 
Sister Mary Scullion*
 
 
Almeda Smith
 
 
Thomas Walker, Jr.
 
 
Joyce Wilkerson
 
 
*All trustees are independent voting members except those marked with an asterisk.