By by Rita Giordano, Philadelphia Inquirer
Anthony Luton has seen a lot of things in life, good and bad.
A Vietnam-era veteran, the West Philly man served his country in the Air Force and struggled with service-connected depression for years before he knew what was wrong with him. He’s been through addiction, and come out the other side. Homelessness, too.
By Corinne O’Connell for the Philadelphia Inquirer
As classes for students in the Philadelphia School District begin and the COVID-19 pandemic persists, home will be the primary classroom for students across the city.
By Jessica Kartalija, CBS Philly
Students are preparing to start classes soon and for many, that means working from home. What happens if your home is literally crumbling around you? That’s where Habitat For Humanity Philadelphia comes in. Jessica Kartalija chats with the organization’s CEO, Corinne O’Connell.
Houwzer, a socially-responsible real estate and mortgage brokerage, has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia for a sponsorship at the Community Builder level.
Testimony to City Council: Invest in the Housing Trust Fund
May 27, 2020
Carrie Rathmann, Director of Strategic Partnerships testifies to City Council to invest more in the Housing Trust Fund in the fiscal year of 2021 so that more Philadelphia families have access to safe and affordable housing.
By Justin Grasso, Sports Illustrated
Philadelphia 76ers veteran forward Tobias Harris recently became the latest member of the Sixers organization to make financial contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like several of his teammates, Harris chose to donate hundreds of meals to healthcare workers in Philadelphia. Due to his assistance, Harris will help provide 250 meals to those who are working in the medical field at Temple University Hospital.
By Dan Koob, CBS Philly
By Kellie Brown for the Philadelphia Citizen
Our guide to volunteering in Philly this month includes opportunities to work in school libraries, spruce up vacant lots and repair homes for those in need.
A mother and son cut the ribbon on their new home, thanks to Habitat for Humanity’s Oxford Green Project. The project, once completed, will include the construction of 20 new homes.