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|Drueding Center’s Child Care Program Earns Keystone 4 STAR Rating for Outstanding Care
Philadelphia, PA - April 08, 2015 - Drueding Center, a transitional housing program for women and their children in Kensington, has earned a 4 STAR rating from Pennsylvania’s Keystone STARS rating system, the highest rating possible, for its Child Care Program. Only eight percent of Early Learning Centers in Philadelphia share the honor of a Keystone 4 STARS rating. In addition, Drueding Center’s Child Care Program classrooms received perfect scores (7 of 7) under the category of Interactions, whi...
|Drueding Center Awarded Multi-Year Grants Based on Proven Track Record
Philadelphia, PA – July 25, 2014 – Drueding Center , Holy Redeemer Health System’s transitional housing and comprehensive support program for homeless women and their children, recently received four multi-year grants from some of the region’s leading private funding organizations, including The Pew Charitable Trusts, Connelly Foundation, United Way, and the Patricia Kind Family Foundation. “Drueding Center is honored to have been awarde...
|Philadelphia Children Selected to Become Photojournalists in the Award Winning Program "Pictures of Hope" Sponsored by Chevrolet
Philadelphia, PA – For children who live at Holy Redeemer’s Drueding Center, a picture is worth just one word: Hope. Award-winning photojournalist and author, Linda Solomon brings her nationally acclaimed program “Pictures of Hope” to Philadelphia on June 26, 2014 and will work with children at Drueding Center, a transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services program for homeless women and their children Ms. Solomon will provide a photography lesson and empower these local children (ages 6-1...