Dollar-a-Slice Pizza Shop in Philly Becomes Pay-it-Forward Mecca

In the year since Rosa’s Fresh Pizza started selling dollar slices in downtown Philadelphia something wonderful has happened. After witnessing the success of the dollar pizza stores in Manhattan, 27-year-old Mason Wartman left his job on Wall Street to move back home to open one of his own. What he didn’t know at the time […]

Formerly homeless Marine devotes his life to helping bring fellow vets home

DAN GERINGER, Daily News Staff Writer geringd@phillynews.com, 215-854-5961POSTED: Monday, August 25, 2014, 3:01 AM WHEN Kermit Putman was 20, he went from hanging on a North Philly street corner to serving as a U.S. Marine in Panama before and during the 1989 Operation Just Cause invasion that captured the notorious drug-dealing President Manuel Noriega. “I […]

The 1% wants to ban sleeping in cars – because it hurts their ‘quality of life.’

In Philadelphia the mayor put armrests in the middle of park benches so the homeless couldn’t sleep on them, an eyesore for tourists visiting the “City of Brotherly Love.”  Depriving the homeless of their last shelter is Silicon Valley at its worst – especially when rich cities aren’t doing anything to end homelessness.  Shut your […]

Tuesday Afternoon, Philadelphia

Tuesday Afternoon March 11, 2014 outside Free Library Philadelphia PA The Tuesday Afternoon Project serving Philadelphia homeless.  Clothing & food donations needed and distributed every Tuesday. Donate by credit cards through PayPal at https://nancybragin.com/the-enlighten-game/

Tuesday Afternoon

Something calls to me the trees are drawing me near I’ve got to find out why those gentle voices I hear explain it all with a sigh. It was Tuesday, so we headed out to Center City in the Prius,  packed with warm donated clothing and thick peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless made […]