Community Events

On this page you will find events in Philadelphia neighborhoods that address the problems of homelessness. Click on the image for details about the event.


September Events

Elton John save the dateValley Youth House

Setting the Stage with Elton John

Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Time: 8pm
Location: PPL Center, 701 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Education Law Center

Annual Celebration

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia

We anticipate more than 300 legal, corporate, and community supporters joining us for a cocktail reception, silent auction, and dinner presentation. Our annual celebrations honor outstanding champions of public education:

  • GSK, a global, science-led healthcare company that partners with local nonprofits to build healthier communities through signature programs like GSK Science in the Summer™, a free science education for elementary school children;
  • Kevin Bethel, Stoneleigh Fellow and Senior Policy Advisor at the Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab at Drexel University for his commitment to diversion and juvenile justice;
  • The Attic Youth Center, for its commitment to the LGBTQ youth of Philadelphia and long history of providing life-changing programming and services; and
  • Amy Ufberg, Marissa Tribuiani, and Michelle Nguyen from Dechert LLP for their exceptional work as pro bono counsel.

Purchase a ticket and/or sponsor the event.

share the food warehouse partyShare Food Program

Party in the Warehouse

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 6pm
Location: 2901 W. Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia

Honoring Tracey Specter

Join us as we celebrate the vital work that takes place from Share’s “home” each day to eradicate hunger in our community and provide greater access to affordable, healthy food for kids.


October Events

2018 Congreso Annual Golf TournamentCongreso

Annual Golf Tournament

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: Registration begins at 10am,  lunch at 11am  and shotgun at 12:30pm
Location: Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Militia Hill Course, 401 Stenton Avenue, Plymouth Meeting, PA

Women Against Abuse

Launch for Domestic Violence Awareness Month 

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: Noon-1pm
Location: Outside of City Hall, North Plaza

Take a stand during Domestic Violence Awareness Month through our iPledge Campaign! iPledge is Women Against Abuse’s public awareness campaign that calls on everyday Philadelphians to speak out when they see or hear domestic violence in the community. The pledge is 4,500 signatures strong – and counting! Information


Mission First Housing Group

mission first welcome home save the dateWelcome Home 2018

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut St, Philadelphia

SAVE THE DATE for Mission First Housing Group’s annual event, Welcome Home, supporting affordable housing and services for seniors, veterans, families and individuals in need across the mid-Atlantic region. We will come together to celebrate and reflect on our work over the past year, as well as raise funds to support affordable housing and essential services for those we serve. Formal invitations coming out this summer.

BOOK YOUR SPONSORSHIP NOW: Click here for details on the 2018 packages.

DePaul USA

Feels Like Home Gala

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2018
Time: 7-10 pm
Location: 4700 wissahickon Ave., Philadelphia

This year Depaul USA is hosting “Feels Like Home” Gala fundraiser on October 12, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. The event will take place at Material Culture in Germantown/East Falls, a beautiful store and auction house filled with art, antiques, and other one-of-a-kind items. The evening will feature locally-sourced food, exciting auctions and games, live entertainment, and over 150 Philadelphians helping to raise critical funds and awareness for our programs.