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Efforts Underway to Protect Philadelphia’s Homeless Population from Cold Weather, COVID

Tom MacDonald
With only an elbow visible, a person experiencing homelessness sleeps in a door way at a Center City Church.

The Philadelphia region is in the midst of a cold snap. WHYY's Tom MacDonald reports efforts are underway to make sure people and animals are protected.

(Original air-date: 1/14/22)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.