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“The Safety Net for the Safety Net”

“Last year, Covenant House served 512 youth.  It turned away another 546 – including 41 pregnant women, like the 18-year-old who walked in eight months pregnant and asked for a place to stay.  [Executive Director John] Ducoff gave her a sandwich and a drink.  And then he told her they couldn’t help her.  ‘She had the courage to ask for help, but I couldn’t give it,’ he says.”

Covenant House Pennsylvania is featured in a powerful article by The Philadelphia Citizen.  Take a look here.