“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.