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Why I Support Philadelphia VIP

August 2020

Together, you and I can help ensure VIP has the resources it needs to continue to change the lives of low-income Philadelphians, - Stewart J. Eisenberg

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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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“OK, I’m gonna fight it”: Growing your skillset through pro bono service

March 2020

This is a story about a pro bono case in small claims court. But it’s a lot more than that. It’s a story of a damaged human trying to survive.

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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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