Community Leaders join global movement supporting RHD’s One Step Away in The Big Sell Off
March 17, 2017
Contact: Kevin Roberts, RHD Communications, 215-951-0300 (ext. 3714) or [email protected]
Philadelphia community leaders come together to distribute RHD’s One Step Away in Center City alongside homeless vendors during the 2017 Big Sell Off Feb. 16. The Big Sell Off is an international collaboration between street papers in 35 countries, supporting and celebrating the more than 27,000 vendors at 112 street papers worldwide working to change their lives and escape poverty and homelessness. Follow the day’s action here
RHD’s One Step Away continues its mission of creating jobs and advocating for social change with the 2017 Big Sell Off, bringing together influential community members to distribute papers alongside a One Step Away vendor. The Big Sell Off is an international collaboration focused on raising awareness to the issues of homelessness worldwide.
This year’s guest vendors include:
Bill Anderson, FOX29
Liz Hersh, Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services
Shannon Morgan, DePaul USA
Sandra Guillory, DePaul USA
Michelle Abruzzese, DePaul USA
Derrick Ford, WURD
Peak Johnson, Bill Penn
Don Campbell, Crown VoIP & IT
Chris Wink, Technical.ly Philly
The funds raised from the event will allow One Step Away to provide its vendors with work gear like hats, bags, vests, and other items to keep them safe and visible when they are on the street.
One Step Away is Philadelphia’s street newspaper, produced and distributed by people experiencing homelessness. One Step Away provides a voice of advocacy and meaningful income for people experiencing homelessness.