HAPpenings

HAP and PECO/Exelon Co-Host a Birth Certificate Clinic

By | 2018-09-26T22:08:06+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Blog, Clinic, HAPpenings|

On September 26, 37 volunteers from 11 corporations (AAA, Aetna, Boenning and Scattergood, Farmers Insurance, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Lincoln Financial, Merck, PECO/Exelon, PNC Bank, Subaru, and Wawa) and 2 law firms (Ballard Spahr and Blank Rome) assisted 58 homeless clients (54 adults and 4 children) with their birth certificates from 11 states, including PA at PECO’s […]

Waive the Fee for PA Birth Certificates

By | 2018-09-17T14:10:35+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Blog, HAPpenings|

…”The cost of obtaining a birth certificate and ID is just unaffordable – but without it, people in poverty can’t access the things that could change their fortunes, like unemployment, social services, and subsidized housing.” See more in this column by Ronnie Polaneczky/phillynews.com.

Back to School at Eliza Shirley House

By | 2018-08-22T13:40:53+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Blog, HAPpenings|

On August 21, 2018, HAP’s Executive Director Marsha Cohen (center) joined Kelly O’Malley (left) of Reger Rizzo & Darnall and Krystal Kane (right) of Blank Rome in stuffing 15 new backpacks with school supplies for the children living at Eliza Shirley House. Lincoln Financial, Reger Rizzo, and […]