News & Events

When people stop and take notice of the "men in blue," we are grateful for the support. Together, Ready, Willing & Able and its supporters can work to make real change — ending the cycles of homelessness and criminal recidivism in Philadelphia. It is this kind of team work that will make the City of Brotherly Love a better place for all.

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news: June 1, 2010

"One Step Away" Features RWA in Article

Ready, Willing & Able

LeeRoy Jordan and staff of Ready, Willing & Able were featured in the June 2010 edition of "One Step Away." ... Read more

news: March 26, 2010

Manhattan DA Candidate Cy Vance Announces Plan to Reduce Recidivism – Enhancing Reentry Services

Erin Duggan

Manhattan District Attorney candidate Cy Vance today announced his Plan to Reduce Recidivism: Enhancing Reentry Services, a program to help those leaving incarceration find jobs, housing and essential services, aimed at significantly reducing the instances of repeat offenses. ... Read more

news: March 26, 2010

Giving people a second chance can put you in first place.


On Thursday, March 11 over 600 local advertising creatives joined together to honor the region’s best work at the 2010 Philadelphia Addy Awards. ... Read more

news: March 25, 2010

A memorial for homeless people

by Jennifer Lin, Philadelphia Inquirer

They lived in the shadows of the city, and they died there. In the last year, 85 men and women passed away on the streets of Philadelphia or in shelters - more than twice the number of five years ago. ... Read more

news: March 15, 2010

Brooklyn man determined to change life by feeding 400 fellow homeless men

by Jake Pearson, Daily News

First, Canito Cintron slept on people's couches. Then, as his addiction grew stronger, he moved to subway cars and park benches. Sometimes he slept in jail cells.Now, after battling homelessness and addiction for the past 20 years, Cintron is determined to turn his life around through hard work - beginning with cooking a Thanksgiving feast for ... Read more

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