“You have to have a place, people, and things that can balance [mental illness] out, address it, and alleviate it. You need funding, you need places, you need resources. If its not addressed, it will get swept under the rug, and no one will have the opportunity to get the real issues addressed.” Lamont Davis... Continue Reading →
Mental Health is often times not the main underlying issue for people that are chronically homeless
Pathways to Housing is an organization that focuses on providing chronically homeless people with a place to stay, before they begin to try and address any sort of underlying issues. Speaking with Rob Wetherington and Rana Gardner from Pathways to Housing PA, it becomes clear that there are almost always many factors that lead to... Continue Reading →
Animal Intake and Population. Do Not Neglect, Protect!
Jennifer Johnston, Manager of Volunteer Program at the Pennsylvania SPCA, works with the volunteers t the SPCA and really gets things going when it comes to helping and having things run smoothly when an animal comes into the shelter. "At the shelter when you adopt, you really are saving the life of an animal! Each... Continue Reading →
No Kill Shelter!
Ashley, is a Pet Care & Volunteer Coordinator, at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, PAWS, located on 1810 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19115. In the video, Ashley explains what a work day consists of. Ashley also explains that PAWS is a no kill shelter and the process of bringing a homeless or abandoned animal to the shelter. Also, the... Continue Reading →
Philadelphia Homlessness and Finding Shelters To Keep Them on Their Feet
Throughout the week, more and more Homeless are leaving in the street. No where for them to find a shelter put them up on their feet. Throughout Philadelphia, I had the privilege to find a shelter called Project Home which is a Philadelphia non-profit organization empowering individuals to come out and break a cycle of poverty... Continue Reading →