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FROM THE BLOG

Impact Stories

 
 
Impact Stories

Pro Bono Teamwork Secures a Family Home

May 2020

When an acquaintance offered to sell James Williams a beautiful stone house on a corner lot in Germantown, James knew he had found the perfect family home.

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Nothing Short of a Miracle

May 2020

"I was running for my life": That’s how Selena Collins describes her years-long fight for independence and safety from her son’s abusive father.

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Preserving Her Income, Protecting Her Family

May 2020

“Thank you to the lawyers and to God,” Ms. Santiago says today, sitting comfortably in her home.

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Setting Up Shop Through VIP

May 2020

Thanks in part to a team of VIP volunteers, Neighborhood Ramen has established itself as a Philadelphia staple.

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Striking Gold with Philly Bread

June 2019

“I kind of struck gold with Anthony. He would say, ‘whatever you need help with, just ask me.’”

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Overcoming A Legal Catch-22

March 2019

Essie Corbitt needed a photo ID to obtain a “delayed” birth certificate, but was told she needed a birth certificate to obtain a photo ID...

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The Gift of a Home

September 2018

In September 2015, Gladys was living in and caring for the property when she learned it was in danger of being sold...

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The Chief Musician

June 2018

“I needed help with the incorporation and 501(c)(3),” Mack said. “It is an overwhelming and confusing process for someone who has never done this before."

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Smiling Again

January 2018

Wanda’s health began to fail, and in 2016 she was diagnosed with stage-four kidney disease. Still, the pair was hopeful.

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