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A Message From Mike Dahl

January 21, 2020

Shortly before his untimely death, Martin Luther King, Jr. was asked how he wanted to be remembered. His answer was not as the leader of the Civil Rights movement in America. It was not as the person who gave the “I Have A Dream” speech..

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  • Group Spotlight: Mission Committee Covenant Presbyterian Church

    January 16, 2020

    Mission Committee Covenant Presbyterian Church have been long time partners with Broad Street Ministry and have been volunteering at BSM on a monthly basis for years. We are happy to announce them as our January Group Volunteer Spotlight! MCCPC is always bringing in great energy..

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Sandy Stranz

    January 16, 2020

    Broad Street Ministry is thrilled to announce Sandy Stranz as our Volunteer Spotlight! Sandy always brings so much love and compassion into this space as a regular volunteer in Breaking Bread and our clothing closet, 315 Threadz. After relocating from Chicago to Philly - She..

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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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