“It’s not getting better out here. It’s getting worse. Every day, killings. Senseless killings,” said Alelisa Stephens, a residential aide who works near where Officer Chris Fitzgerald was killed on Saturday.
Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia has received a $4.1 million grant for its Home Repair Program, a sum that will ultimately enable the nonprofit to double the number of properties it fixes up each year.
Nonprofits saw a voluntary turnover rate of 20% in 2021. Three local organizations are trying new tactics to keep employees happy and healthy.
Ten volunteers from chemical company, Arkema, came out to help build six homes with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia at 16th and Page Streets for MLK Day of Service.
Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is celebrating a major milestone. In the coming weeks, the nonprofit will finish up repairs on a two-story rowhome in Hunting Park — the organization’s 1,000th project since launching in 1985.
Habitat Philadelphia is holding their first ever Habitat Day Of Giving on Monday October 3rd, with the goal or raising $100,000 in 24 hours, to assist in the building and repairing of the next 1,000 homes in Philadelphia.
WHYY highlighted the Brewerytown Sharswood Neighborhood Coalition’s new Play Everywhere Installations in North Philadelphia. Habitat Philadelphia had the opportunity to partner with the coaltion and launch this program which honors local Black legends in an interactive and creative way.
The organization will scale its programs to work alongside twice as many Philadelphia families.
MacKenzie Scott, American author and philanthropist, has donated $436 million to Habitat for Humanity International and 84 of its U.S. affiliates.
The philanthropist donated $436 million to the nonprofit homebuilder and 84 U.S. affiliate organizations