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This Week at Broke in Philly: 06.29.18

• PA foster families would get a $500 tax credit if this bill becomes law | From: Billy Penn
• Program helps local families dealing with financial hardship | From: NBC10/Telemundo62
• How Philabundance and Di Bruno Bros. are turning surplus food into gold | From: Billy Penn
• Landing on your feet | From: The Philadelphia Citizen
• Find resources for housing and more in Philadelphia […]

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Find resources for housing and more in Philadelphia

Broke in Philly has compiled a map of resources ranging from Philadelphia Housing Authority sites to financial empowerment centers like the Women’s Opportunities Resources Center throughout the city. BenePhilly Centers, which seek to connect people with benefits like tax preparation, are also on the map. If you’d like to suggest a resource to add to the map, send us a message through the form on our homepage. […]

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This Week at Broke in Philly: 06.22.18

• Fighting summer hunger block by block, lunch by lunch | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• Planting seeds for the future: Urban Creators’ summer youth program | From: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook
• In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity | From: Generocity
• Learning about healthy meals at school | From: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook
• Championing breakfast in schools | From: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook
• Workers making progress on fair scheduling rights in cities | From: Next City […]

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Landing on your feet

From The Philadelphia Citizen: PAR-Recycle Works teaches participants to break down old electronics—laptops, computer monitors, window AC units, phones—donated by partners and townships. […]