Manor of Hope Weekend Adventure: Phoenixville Canal Day The 35th annual Canal Day celebration in Phoenixville, PA took place on June 25th at Lock 60 in St. Michael’s Park. This celebrated event included food, music, games, crafts and competitive activities. Manor of Hope residents chose to play Can-Jam frisbee and Parker took honors exhibiting his [...]
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Parent's and Family Weekend at the Manor of Hope By Friday morning the feeling of excitement was palpable. The guys were put their final touches on event preparation including organizing the game room, setting up the field day activities and getting their common spaces in order. Once the tent was pitched it was time to [...]
Listen to the 2nd chapter: Not my Kid: Heroin use in Staten Island - in a weekly podcast series by Groundtruth, called the Fix: New York's opioid crisis in-depth.
Sunday’s weather was perfect for a long walk through the forest. The guys decided to take it one step further and zipline and rappel their way through the woods of Spring Mountain Pennsylvania.
47 rehabs, 4 overdoses, homelessness and a 6 month court mandated program did not deter him.
Residents at the Manor of Hope took a visit to the zoo. They had a great time checking out the animals and had another amazing day in Philadelphia!!
The weekend in Ocean City was definitely one to remember. We took full advantage of all the town, beach and boardwalk had to offer. On Friday residents learned the game of bocce, one that Matthew grew up playing with his family. Though no one was able to dethrone the team of Matthew and John, everyone had a good [...]
Our Manor of Hope residents have worked diligently to design and build a terraced garden at Half Hill Farm. The resulting crops will provide enough fresh produce to feed Manor residents (and then some) for the rest of the year. Thanks to Chef Paul Marshall for his commitment to procuring healthy, local fare for our [...]
On May 7th we spent the day exploring the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The exhibits were thought provoking and educational. We saw an IMAX film about severe weather and enjoyed the virtual reality exhibit that took us to the depths of the ocean. The planetarium provided starry night views like none we’d ever seen, unencumbered [...]
Listen to the 4th chapter in a weekly podcast series by Groundtruth, called A better way to treat addiction: a new standard of care in the South Bronx