The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Solutions Based on Science and the Human Experience

Philadelphia

I have a job and I’m barely making it, so imagine how many people walking around hungry, with a smile, trying to fake it.

This lot is unsafe because this is a body-dumping lot. People kill people and just dump the bodies over there. In the past four years there’s been three or four bodies that’s been found in that lot.

This is me breaking the cycle with my daughter.  I don’t want my daughter to go through nothing I went through.

You have all these homes and millions and millions of people living in shelters and you’re saying there’s no housing but you have all these abandoned homes going to waste."

"This is where Dante died, right here.  This is a couple feet from the elementary school.  He was shot ten times or more.  I am showing how this is one of the deaths in the neighborhood that we mourned a lot.  I was showing also how it’s not safe by the school."

This is a make-shift memorial for Dante, Whitney's friend who was shot across the street from the Blaine Elementary School.  The school garden is right next to this location.

"We just need some love, that’s all. We just need  to get the love back in the city. This is supposed to be the City of Brotherly Love. This is not. This is the city of kill your brother- Killadelphia is what they call it now."

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