BUILDING TO SERVE: Community Begins Here

We are thrilled to announce our BUILDING TO SERVE: Community Begins Here, $5 million capital campaign. Since 1985 Face to Face has worked to restore dignity and hope to those suffering in the Germantown and surrounding communities. Beginning with a hot, delicious meal we holistically address our guests’ needs through our Health, Legal and Social… Read More »

Elfant Wissahickon, Martin Elfant Inc. raised $30,000 for Face to Face

Elfant Wissahickon Realtors, in partnership with Martin Elfant Inc., announced last week that they have raised $30,000 for Face to Face, a nonprofit organization in Germantown that provides help and hope, to residents of Germantown living in poverty. From its origins as a soup kitchen in 1985, Face to Face has evolved into a multi­service… Read More »

Justice Requires That Legal ID Be Affordable to All, By Niki Ludt

FROM THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER, JANUARY 26, 2015   If you live in Pennsylvania, and don’t drive, you wouldn’t have a driver’s license, which would have negative ramifications for you, given the many types of transactions for which a driver’s license is asked to be shown. There’s an alternative, of course—a Pennsylvania non-driver’s photo ID, issued… Read More »

Elfant partners with Face to Face in Germantown for its 2014 Anti-Poverty Initiative – Sue Ann Rybak

Elfant Wissahickon Realtors in conjunction with Martin Elfant, Inc., Class Abstract, Northwest Abstract, and Direct Mortgage Loan Co. have pledged to raise $30,000 for Face to Face Germantown, a not-for-profit human services organization, as part of its 2014 Anti-poverty Initiative. Face to Face Germantown, 109 East Price St., provides numerous services to individuals and families… Read More »

For Many Americans Obtaining a Birth Certificate Proves Challenging – Alfred Lubrano, Inquirer Staff Writer

Gloria Cuttino knows she was born. She just can’t prove it. In a frustrating circumstance that’s surprisingly common among poor African Americans born in the South in the mid-20th century, Cuttino has no birth certificate. That wasn’t a great hindrance for much of her life, but it’s a bigger problem these days, when the post-9/11… Read More »

A Little Pro Bono Goes a Long Way for Disabled Clients – Niki Ludt

November 25, 2013 edition of The Legal Intelligencer A Little Pro Bono Goes a Long Way for Disabled Clients By. Niki Ludt For a growing segment of the population unable to work due to a disability, the Social Security disability programs provide a vital, and frequently an exclusive, source of income. Being able to establish… Read More »