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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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“Your Story Doesn’t End Here. I Know Because Mine Didn’t.”

 

From the Philadelphia Inquirer: 

A bracing wind shot through Dilworth Plaza on Tuesday morning as Center City District and Project HOME leaders gathered to announce a campaign to place ads in bus shelters that offer help to homeless people.

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