June 19, 2020
Reflection by LeBrian Brown, BSM staff member In response to the global #BlackLivesMatter movement and the current climate of our country, Broad Street Ministry would like to commemorate Juneteenth as a holiday to celebrate African American’s official emanicpation from slavery. As an organization, in solidarity..
June 3, 2020
Radical hospitality means that our doors are open to everyone; regardless of race, religion, gender, orientation or ability. We believe that Black Lives Matter and share in the heartache and anger of protestors across the country. Our vision has always been that our services allow every person..
May 15, 2020
Broad Street Ministry opened its doors on May 15, 2005—15 years ago today. Our celebration looks different during the pandemic, but we still wanted to commemorate the milestone and invite you to share your BSM story. It can be as simple as sharing a photo..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
We thought we would change the world. Turns out we can change the neighborhood, which isn’t too bad.