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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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In 2012, the PA General Assembly and Governor Tom Corbett enacted Act 80 which, among other things, eliminated the General Assistance (GA) program. GA provided a small amount of money—$205 per month—to the most vulnerable individuals in Pennsylvania who were not eligible for any other programs: disabled or sick adults without children, domestic violence survivors, adults caring for someone who was sick or disabled, adults participating in alcohol and other drug treatment programs and children living with an unrelated adult.

Meet Ericka a Project HOME Alumni, who shares her transformation Tuesday story. Listen to how she was able to utilize the full services of our Honickman Learning Center to gain volunteer experience, earn a GED and become a full-time employee.

Thanks to you, our 2018 Bring Philly HOME event last Thursday surpassed our expectations in so many ways—over 400 supporters attended the event, we welcomed more sponsors than ever before, and exceeded our fundraising goals. And, once again, our Rising Leaders Committee planned and executed a fun, inspiring evening.

VOTE TUESDAY, MAY 15

Pennsylvania Polls are open from 7 AM - 8 PM

This election is critical for the future of our state and nation!  Voters registered as Democrats or Republicans will vote in their party’s Primary Election for the following: PA Governor, Lieutenant Governor, U.S. Representatives and Senate, PA Representatives and Senate (even-numbererd districts) and City and State Committeepeople. All voters can vote on the ballot questions.

Not sure where you are registered?

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.

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

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