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Impact Stories

 
 
Impact Stories

Moving On from an Uninhabitable Home

July 2022

VIP matched Ayana Fletcher with a volunteer who helped her avoid eviction and move on from an uninhabitable property.

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Rida Haq named to the 2022 Law Power 100

July 2022

Executive Director Rida Haq has been named to City & State's 2022 Law Power 100.

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Thanks to VIP, I’m Not Worried Anymore

May 2022

When Charlotte Turner had a lawsuit against her that threatened everything she had, VIP quickly matched her with an attorney.

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I Have a Home to Live In, and I Own It

August 2021

"Diane and the VIP staff have hearts of gold. They actually care.”

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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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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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