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Help Us Set the Table

November 14, 2019

At Broad Street Ministry, a meal is more than a meal - it is a re-introduction to human connection and the wraparound services our guests need to thrive.  Breaking Bread has been a linchpin of BSM’s outreach of compassion and justice since 2008.  Guests are welcomed..

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  • Group Spotlight: Guru

    November 6, 2019

    We are excited to announce Guru Technologies as our Group Spotlight. Guru and Broad Street Ministry are neighbors and before Guru came into volunteer as a group, many of the employees came to volunteer as individuals. Guru said what brought them to Broad Street Ministry..

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Peg Ford

    November 6, 2019

    We are thrilled to announce Peg Ford as our volunteer spotlight! Peg is a veteran when it comes to volunteering. Before BSM, Peg spent her time volunteering with a variety of other organizations and causes, including but not limited to, the Red Cross, Project HOME,..

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  • Intervening Early: Why We Are Helping to Form a “Pre-Entry” Coalition for Defendants

    November 6, 2019

    By: Michael McKee Philadelphia has garnered somewhat a reputation as a city demonstrating progressive reforms in the realm of criminal prosecution and alternatives to mass incarceration. Meanwhile, more and more providers serving formerly incarcerated individuals have come to recognize that successful reentry to the community..

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: John Scott

    September 9, 2019

    We are thrilled to announce John Scott as our Volunteer Spotlight! John was introduced to Broad Street Ministry through a Philadelphia Inquirer article, he even recalls the photo of BSM’s table set up with a description that drew his attention, “providing service in a way..

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  • Staff Spotlight: Luis

    July 16, 2019

    Written by: Cara Blouin The artist known as @the_mad_artist_chunky_papi on Instagram goes by many names, but here at Broad Street, we call him Luis, our newest de-escalation specialist. Luis has been an artist since he was a kid, when a teacher singled him out as..

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Hosey

    July 9, 2019

    We are happy to announce our July Volunteer Spotlight, Alex Hosey. If you visited Broad Street recently you have probably run into Alex. Alex is a jack of all trades here at BSM, making his rounds, volunteering at each and every service area. For Alex,..

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  • Annual Pride Worship Service on June 23rd

    June 2, 2019

    We will offer a special Pride worship service on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm. All are welcome – regardless of faith background or experience. This special worship service is a natural extension of Broad Street Ministry’s notion of “radical hospitality,” our commitment to..

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  • Welcome to the Team: Kris and Laure

    May 14, 2019

    Meet the two newest member of the team, Kris Jaeger and Laure Biron: Kris Jaeger, Senior Director of Development Broad Street Ministry is excited to welcome Kris Jaeger as their new Senior Director of Development and Marketing. A graduate of University of the Arts and..

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Brie Logsdon

    May 12, 2019

    We are always grateful for all of our volunteers who help make the services at BSM possible each week. Below volunteer Brie Logsdon reflects on her time at BSM: When I began volunteering at Broad Street Ministry (nearly) two years ago, I had no idea..

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