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4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work purpose

Oct. 30, 2018 12:30 pm

4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work

Four experienced nonprofit execs picked four local orgs they think more people should know about. Meet Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, Tree House Books, Urban Creators and Preventing HIV Project.
This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services purpose

Oct. 24, 2018 12:45 pm

This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services

Centralized intake systems hinge on collaboration between providers. In Philadelphia, the homeless services, home visiting and legal sectors are all developing ways to bring the method to their clients.
The saga of Johnny Bobbitt holds a lesson for nonprofit fundraisers: Tell better stories funding

Aug. 30, 2018 10:06 am

The saga of Johnny Bobbitt holds a lesson for nonprofit fundraisers: Tell better stories

Development pros must channel the same inspiration that prompted 14,000 people to donate a collective $400,000 to one man experiencing homelessness when sharing their organizations' missions, writes columnist Valerie Johnson.
Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the heat method

Jul. 3, 2018 10:24 am

Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the heat

People experiencing homelessness lack consistent access to water, shade and shelter, making them extra vulnerable during heat health emergencies.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal people

May 23, 2018 12:47 pm

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal

"I do this work simply to see mirrors of myself, in the queer and poor youth that I serve, not only survive but also thrive," said the attorney, who's spending the 2017-2019 fellowship cycle at Community Legal Services' Youth Justice Project.
Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately method

May 21, 2018 9:49 am

Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately

Direct-service orgs are perfectly equipped to drive large-scale adoption of more humanizing word use, argues columnist Valerie Johnson.
Homelessness nonprofits need skilled volunteers, not publicity stunts funding

May 11, 2018 10:30 am

Homelessness nonprofits need skilled volunteers, not publicity stunts

A questionable social experiment inspired columnist Lansie Sylvia to ask three development pros about the best way for skilled professionals to help their cause.
7 people improving the lives of Philadelphians experiencing homelessness people

May 9, 2018 10:56 am

7 people improving the lives of Philadelphians experiencing homelessness

Celebrate these "heroes for the homeless" at One Step Away's Steppy Awards on May 10.
Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden results

Apr. 26, 2018 12:56 pm

Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden

The social enterprise will run a jobs program for people who have criminal records or are experiencing homelessness. 

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