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MLK DAY 2022

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"

-Martin Luther King, Jr.


We honor Dr. King's legacy through our rememberance and service to others and our community, both on MLK Day and throughout the year. All of us at Covenant House Pennsylvania thank those of you who have come together to serve and support us, especially as we navigate these challenging times.

In most years, service honoring Martin Luther King Day takes the form of in person volunteering, giving your time to attend to others in need. Unfortunately, the realities of this year mean that we can't safely offer in person volunteering opportunities. We hope that this will change in the near future and we thank you for your understanding.


Instead, as our staff continues their daily work serving youth dealing with homelessness, we are asking those who wish to support us to redirect their efforts this year. Financial donations are necessary to continue and expand our efforts and in kind donations and item donation drives provide crucial supplies for our youth at our shelter and in our transitional housing programs. 


Please consider using your resources and time this year to organize a drive, buy from our wish lists, or donate funds to support our youth and the services we provide. 


For more information on how you can get involved, please email Development@covenanthousepa.org.


Thank you.


Make a gift online today


You can make a one time or ongoing gift by using our online form to the right. You can do so with confidence that the transaction is safe and secure. Our site has an SSL Certificate, which means our site is authenticated and the information you share with us is encrypted for your protection. You will receive an email copy of your receipt when the transaction is completed.


We are most grateful that you took the time today to make a gift to Covenant House Pennsylvania and to make a difference in the lives of our young people. If you have any questions about the gift you made today please contact us at development@covenanthousepa.org



If donating online is not for you...

You can always send us a check


Checks can be made payable to Covenant House Pennsylvania.


Our mailing address is:

31 E. Armat Street

Attn: Development
Philadelphia, PA 19144



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Do-It-Yourself Fundraising Portal

Are you creative, a great motivator, and determined to make an impact doing something you love? With our DIY Fundraising option you can do all that and more. From running and riding, to hosting a bake sale or a fashion show, or anything else you can imagine - the possibilities are endless. Create your own campaign and begin raising critical funds for the youth of Covenant House Pennsylvania by clicking here


If you have any questions about how to plan your own fundraiser for us, please contact us at development@covenanthousepa.org

Donation Wish Lists

Shelter Wish List

When youth come to Covenant House, they are arriving from a variety of difficult situations. Our goal is to stabilize their situation and meet their immediate needs, which can include food, shelter, clothing, health care, etc., as we work with them toward longer term stability. Our Shelter Wish List includes items that we most commonly need for these youth.


Outreach Wish List

Our Outreach Team goes out into neighborhoods, parks and other places where youth facing homelessness seek refuge to offer them food and counseling in order to build trust and a relationship that will encourage them to come to Covenant House. The Outreach Wish List is made up of mainly food items that are most desperately needed by youth in these situations.


Rights of Passage (Transitional Housing) Wish List

Our transitional living programs, often referred to as “Rights of Passage” or ROP, are where youth take their boldest steps toward independence. Youth live in ROP for up to 18 months, while they build basic life skills and financial literacy, participate in educational and vocational programs, seek employment with long-term advancement and career prospects, and work toward moving into their own safe and stable housing. The ROP Wish List contains items that youth need most when moving into their very own apartment.

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