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Giving Back During COVID-19

April 30, 2020

With #GivingTuesdayNow right around the corner we thought we should highlight the creative ways that various members of the community have been supporting us during this unprecedented time. From instagram art auctions to virtual comedy shows to running groups, we have been blown away by..

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  • COVID-19 Update

    April 17, 2020

    So many of you have reached out with words of support and encouragement that I wanted to send a short note to let everyone know how the organization and team are faring. It is truly an unprecedented time and, unfortunately, the neighbors we serve are..

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Sal and Mary

    March 15, 2020

    The Volunteer Department lives for the moments when we get to hear about how practicing radical hospitality kindles meaningful connections between guests and volunteers.  It is extra special, however, when we get to hear about how radical hospitality also strengthens the bonds between those you..

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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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