Hub for Hope, homeless center, searches for a home underground. HAP’s Executive Director Marsha Cohen weighs in on the City’s delay in getting the Winter Initiative, to help the chronically homeless, up and running this year. Read the article.
Support HAP by Shopping at Whole Foods on January 5th. On Monday, January 5th, the Whole Foods Market – Callowhill store is donating 5% of store sales to HAP, to support our mission to provide free legal services to homeless individuals and families in Philadelphia.
Pepper Hamilton Community Service Award. Congratulations to HAP's Michael Taub who received Pepper Hamilton's Community Service Award in recognition of his work at HAP. Attorneys from Pepper Hamilton partner with HAP to provide free legal aid to the veterans living at Impact Services in North Philadelphia. View photo.
Volunteer Attorneys Help Indigent Philadelphians Get Government ID. On November 3, a Birth Certificate legal clinic was hosted by PECO. About 60 attorneys, including about 25 provided by PECO, helped homeless Philadelphians apply for a birth certificate. Read the CBS Philly article.
Congratulations to HAP volunteer Heather Rennie who received an award from Merck for her pro bono work with HAP. For the past five years, Heather has supervised Merck's HAP legal clinic at Project HOME where she has taken responsibility for over 67 legal cases! View Photo.
HAP volunteers for WHYY's pledge drive during Morning Edition Oct. 9. Shout out to HAP board member Kevin Stepanuk of PECO/Exelon who got up early to work the phones with HAP! View Photos.
In April 2014 HAP moved its office from 42 S. 15th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia to 1429 Walnut Street, 15th Floor, Philadelphia. Also, HAP staff have new email addresses, see HAP staff page.