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Open House during the Holiday Season Provides Opportunity to Support Local Organizations that Feed, Support and House the Homeless

Event Welcomes Center City Residents, Workers and Businesses


Two dozen local organizations* that provide food, housing and social services to the homeless year-round will be staffing information tables at an open house, designed to help communicate about what they do and how they could do much more to help homeless people if they had greater resources and financial support. Attendees will learn how they can volunteer their time, donate needed supplies or make tax-deductible charitable contributions to help end the cycle of homelessness.


Thursday, December 15, 2016
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Mayor Jim Kenney will begin the event with opening remarks
at 4:00 p.m.


Pennsylvania Convention Center, Meeting Room 108 A
(Enter at 12th and Arch Streets, West Entrance)


The city’s Office of Homeless Services and the Center City District are organizing the open house and the Pennsylvania Convention Center is donating the space.

*Participating Organizations
Back On My Feet
Broad Street Ministry
Catholic Social Services
DePaul USA
Dignity Housing
Episcopal Community Services
Families Forward Philadelphia
Homeless Advocacy Project
Horizon House
Lutheran Settlement

New Pathways Projects & Philadelphia
Hepatitis Outreach Project
One Step Away
Pathways to Housing PA
Project HOME
Ready, Willing, Able
Salvation Army
Stenton Family Manor
Volunteer of America
Women Against Abuse


Brought to you by the Center City District and
Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
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