Philadelphia, July 19, 2013 – Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell will host her 16th Annual Birthday Party & Health Fair for the Homeless on Friday, July 19, 2013, in LOVE Park, located at 1500 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Councilwoman Blackwell celebrates her birthday every year by providing for those in need.
The Annual Birthday & Health Fair for the Homeless is expected to attract approximately 3,000 residents, most of whom are from the City’s family shelter system. Each resident will be treated to a traditional barbecue lunch. Volunteers from the West Philadelphia community, including the Mantua Community Improvement Committee (MCIC) and Villa, will help serve our guests. Health and community vendors include Bravo, United, Keystone, Fox Chase, Caribbean Pharmacy, Sound Investment Hearing, and Villa. Councilwoman Blackwell would like to thank everyone involved in helping with the annual celebration, with special thanks to Coca-Cola, Fresh Grocer, Fred’s Water Ice, and Jeanne Bund & the Professional Healthcare Institute.
Media and other queries should be directed to: Anjali Chainani, Director of Legislation & Special Events, at (215) 906-0480.