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People’s Emergency Center

People’s Emergency Center 325 N 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Contact:  Meredith Pollock, Volunteer Coordinator, mpollock@pec-cares.org, (215) 382-7523 or (267) 777-5829 People’s Emergency Center (PEC) nurtures families, strengthens neighborhoods, and drives change. We are committed to increasing equity and opportunity throughout our entire community. We provide comprehensive supportive services to homeless women and their children, revitalize our West Philadelphia neighborhood, and advocate for social justice. PEC primarily serves homeless families consisting of single mothers and their young children. Many of these families are headed by young mothers with little or no work experience and some history of personal or familial trauma. The […]


Back on My Feet (BoMF)

BackOnMyFeet.org 100 S Broad St, Suite 1400, Philadelphia PA 19110 Contact:  Casey Venella,Director of National Events and Communication, casey@backonmyfeet.org, 215 772-1080 Back on My Feet (BoMF), launched in Philadelphia in 2007, is a national nonprofit organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so they can make real change in their lives that results in employment and independent living.  The organization creates a community built on the very profound and innate desire for all of us to feel recognized, appreciated and supported.  Back on My Feet does not provide food nor shelter, but instead […]