Archive for 2010

New Facebook Web Address

December 28, 2010

We are happy to announce that we have reached the minimum number of fans on Facebook to qualify for a short, easy-to-remember URL: This coincides with our Twitter page at If you haven’t done so yet, visit us on Facebook and Twitter and “Like” and “Follow” us. And tell all your friends!

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The Reality of Ending Homelessness

November 30, 2010

Los Angeles has a plan for solving the homeless problem that is just plain smart. It’s called “Home for Good” and, like PCEH’s SafeHome initiative, it not only puts people in permanent, safe homes, but it actually saves society money in the long run. Designed by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the [...]

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Francis Dunnery Benefit Concert

November 17, 2010

Benefit to End Homelessness Valentine Special Our second live benefit concert featuring singer / songwriter: Francis Dunnery

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None Went to Shelter: Saving Wachovia’s Ten Families

November 1, 2010

Fall of 2008 presented Safe Home with an open door. A whole new way of strategically supporting our families was born through a brilliant collaboration. Thanks to the social networking of one of our families a connection was made between the Early Head Start Program and our Housing First Initiative. The coming together of these [...]

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Big Winners! Results From the PCEH Semi-Annual Poker Tournament

October 25, 2010

1st place went to David Goldstein. In 2nd place was Zachary Luthe, and in the 3rd spot was Michael Meloney. We would also like to give our sincere thanks to the venerable pros who donated their time to this meaningful cause: Adam Gerber, Bill Chen and Erik Seidel. Erik now has 60 World Series of [...]

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5 Reasons Why the Current Solutions to Homelessness Do Not Work

September 1, 2010

1. A system of reactions instead of a system that’s proactive The system that is currently enforced is one complete with temporary solutions to clean up after the storm, instead of preparing for it. Homelessness has been an issue plaguing this city for centuries and yet, the general solution is still to put a band [...]

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Ten Years of Trying to Make Philadelphia Uncomfortable with Homelessness

August 22, 2010

From the Director’s pen: Nine years ago this Summer, we were polishing the final wording of the 2010 Plan to End Homelessness in Philadelphia by that year.  Two years of extensive, nationwide research shaped by an excellent editor brought our work, our mission ready for presentation. Our route to achieving that high goal has been [...]

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Our 2010 Holiday Cards Are Here!

August 20, 2010

We have many exiting new artistic creations to choose from, and some classic cards from years past.  Another new offering this year is the 10-card “grab bag”–a random mix of cards in convenient and affordable 10-packs. Get your cards customized or blank, buy in bulk or small orders, all through a simple online process. Order [...]

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