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April 2017
Annual Benefit on April 6, 2017. HAP held its Annual Benefit at the Sofitel Philadelphia, presented by Lincoln Financial Foundation and Morgan Lewis. Many thanks to all of HAP's Sponsors and Supporters.

March 2017
Free Birth Certificate Clinic at PECO EXELON, March 7, 9-10:30 am. Location: PECO EXELON, 2301 Market Street, (Energy Hall A & B), Philadelphia. Open to homeless individuals and families. Learn More.

December 2016
Volunteer Recognition Event. On Monday, December 5, HAP held its volunteer recognition event at Dechert where HAP's star volunteers were feted for their extraordinary work with HAP. View Photos.

October-November 2016
The City of New York has been SERVED. HAP's lawsuit against New York City for unconstitutionally depriving homeless Philadelphians of their birth certificates is profiled in One Step Away, page 4.

News Alert: HAP files suit against New York City for unconstitutionally interfering with homeless Philadelphian’s ability to obtain photo Identification. See Press Release. Read Complaint.

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HAP's Annual Benefit April 6, 2017 Annual Benefit Learn More In 2016, HAP served 3,050 homeless clients at one of 134 legal clinics throughout Philadelphia. Become a Volunteer Information
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Legal Clinics

  • Friday, April 28
    2:00-3:00 p.m.
    St. John's Hospice
    1221 Race Street
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Wednesday, May 3
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    Snyder House
    1425 Snyder Avenue
    SNYDER HOUSE RESIDENTS ONLY
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Tuesday, May 9
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    Families Forwards
    111 N. 48th Street
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Tuesday, May 9
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    Stenton Family Manor
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