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Councilwoman provides warmth in winter to children in shelters

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November 2, 2018 Category: Local Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO:  Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown


The Office of Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown in partnership with the Urban Affairs Coalition has launched their 18th Annual Warmth in Winter Drive collecting new hats, gloves, mittens and scarves for children and teens in Philadelphia’s homeless shelters.

Now through November 26, donation bins will be available at 30 locations across the City for citizens to drop off new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves that will be donated to a child or teen in need.

On any given day, there are roughly 1500 children living in our City’s shelter system. In 2017, the Warmth in Winter Drive provided over 2000 sets to children across the City.

Participating locations include:

• Office of Councilwoman Reynolds Brown: City Hall, Room 581 Philadelphia, PA 19107

• Department of Human Services: 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19102

• Linebarger, Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP: 1600 JFK Blvd., Suite 910, Philadelphia, PA 19103

• The Free Library of Philadelphia: 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

• Dare to Imagine Church: 6610 Anderson Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19119

• Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: 51 N. 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

• University City Science Center:

  • 3440 Market Street, Main Lobby, Philadelphia, PA, 19104
  • 3600 Market Street, Main Lobby, Philadelphia, PA, 19104
  • 3711 Market Street, Main Lobby, Philadelphia, PA, 19104
  • 3737 Market Street, South Lobby, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

• Medical Arts Building: 3801 Market Street, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

• Urban Affairs Coalition: 1207 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

• Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority: 1234 Market Street, 16th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19111

• Martin Luther King Older Adult Center: 2101-35 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19121

• Journey’s Way Senior Center: 403 Rector Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128

• Office of Senator Vincent Hughes: 2401 N. 54th St., Philadelphia, PA 19131

  Vine Memorial Baptist Church: 5600 Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

• West Oak Lane Senior Center: 7210-18 Ogontz Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19138

• Mann Older Adult Center: 3201 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

• Zion Baptist Church: 3600 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

• Mother Bethel AME Church: 419 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

• African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas: 6361 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19151

  Pinn Memorial Baptist Church: 2251 N. 54th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19151

  9th Police District: 401 N. 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

• Bright Hope Baptist Church: 1601 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

• Fumo Family Branch Library: 2437 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

• Kappa Alpha Psi: 5521 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144

• Office of Cherelle Parker: 1538 E. Wadsworth Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150

• Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

• Delta Community Supports, 2210 Mt. Carmel Ave., Glenside, PA 19038


For additional information, please contact Public Affairs Manager Samantha Pearson at [email protected].

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