APRIL 18, 2024 • 5:30 PM
Join the Saint John’s Hospice community of supporters for an evening to remember in celebration of their sixtieth anniversary of service to our most vulnerable neighbors.
There will be delicious food generously provided by the Reading Terminal Market, a lively auction led by Ringman and Auctioneer, Scott Jones of Raising Paddles, and a host of honorees who have contributed to the success of SJH throughout the years. Please join us for what is sure to be a wonderful evening.
Programs We Offer
Saint John’s provides crucial, life-sustaining services with dignity, respect & compassion to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia.
Provides temporary emergency shelter for 30 individuals experiencing homelessness from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. every night of the year.
Drug and alcohol-free, 40-bed residence for individuals experiencing homelessness who are transitioning from homelessness to independent living in the community.
Drug and alcohol-free, 12-bed residence run by SJH for individuals experiencing homelessness who have HIV/AIDS.
SJH provides a nutritious and hot noon meal for more than 350 individuals each weekday, in addition to case management, mailroom, medical and behavioral health services.
PRESS RELEASE: Saint John’s Hospice Celebrates 60 Years of Serving Philadelphians Experiencing Homelessness
Saint John’s Hospice will celebrate six decades of service to the community this year. The celebration will culminate in a special 60th anniversary gala on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia.
“SJH uplifts but holds people accountable, There are certain things in life no one can do for you. But there has to be an environment that supports you while you’re getting to that place. SJH provides that.”
Barry Martin, Program Director (and part-time musician) for Saint John’s Hospice wanted to give the residents of SJH and The Good Shepherd Program more to do than the normal day-to-day.
Benefactors from all over the area have generously provided for the needs of our homeless men since we opened in 1963.
Saint John’s Hospice hosts over 40,000 volunteer hours each year. We could not survive without this generous outpouring of time and talent.
The Casseroles are the “Main Course” of a complete, hot meal that we serve to hundreds of God’s poor and homeless who come to us for their daily bread.
Residence for more than 150 men experiencing homelessness each year in the St. John’s Hospice & Good Shepherd programs
Emergency shelter for 30 men experiencing homelessness
160 showers with clean clothing, underwear & shoes every week
Over 3,000 meals served weekly
Mailroom services for more than 1,700 men
Case management, medical assistance and counseling for all residents and day services guests