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Bringing Philly Home


Battling homelessness through empowerment

At the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Project HOME held is its annual Young Leaders fundraiser “Bring Philly HOME” 2016 on June 2.  The event celebrated its ninth year with over 400 young professionals and was co-chaired by Ursula Henwood Keating of Comcast and Kate Hagedorn of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.  The mission of Project HOME is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. Project HOME client Joseph Hill-Coles spoke on his experiences from being homeless to attending college. Additional funds were raised with the sale of projects made by residents of the program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Photos from Left to Righ) 

1. Sister Mary Scullion, Project HOME and Joseph Hill-Coles. 2. Alex Abdalla and Scarlett McCahill with projects made by residents of Project HOME, and Lori Lasher. 3. Julia Farberman and Maria Ioannides. 4. Natalie Bryant, Philip Amoa, McCarter & English, LLP and Rachel Marco. 5. Event emcee Brian Taff, 6ABC.
Photos by HughE Dillon.

Bringing Philly Home
HughE Dillon - Contributor

HughE Dillon Philly's Society Photographer; he's a columnist, television personality too. His photo work focuses on people, parties, celebrities and Philadelphia.  His photos have been published nationally and internationally. Including in People Mag, US Weekly and the Star Magazine. He has a twice weekly column in PhillyMag.com, writes everyday at PhillyChitChat.com, appears weekly on Fox 29's Good Day Philly and his photos appear in Liberty City Press every week.

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