Philadelphia Center


Wed September 24, 2014

Mercy Center rehab in Shreveport tackles finishing touches

The Mercy Center's Phoenix House will have 10 residents. It sits behind the Thomas House, which will house four people.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The nearly yearlong renovation of two Victorian-era homes in Shreveport will be completed Thursday.

The homes are a part of the Mercy Center, a division of the Philadelphia Center that provides housing to clients who are homeless and living with HIV.

The two historic homes that date back to the 1800s will begin housing 14 residents on Sept 29, according to Mercy Center program director LaToya White. She says this housing allows residents ample time to get back on their feet.

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Tue August 19, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

RRR Spotlight: Philadelphia Center's Black & White Ball and Auction Against AIDS

Aired Tuesday, August 19 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Brett Malone, the Executive Director for the Philadelphia Center in Shreveport about this year’s Silver Screen Black & White Ball and 2014 Auction Against AIDS, which takes place this Saturday, August 23 at the Horseshoe Riverdome in Shreveport. For full details please visit the Philadelphia Center online at Or call 866-513-2863.

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Wed July 31, 2013
Auction Against AIDS

Red River Radio Spotlight: Auction Against AIDS

Bill Beckett talks with Brett Malone, Executive Director for the Philadelphia Center about the 24th Annual Auction against AIDS which takes place Saturday, August 3 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Horseshoe Riverdome. The main auction takes place at 6 p.m. and there will also be a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres and desserts, music, dancing and more. For all the details call the Philadelphia Center at 318-222-6633 or visit the Philadelphia Center web site.

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Thu July 25, 2013
Health Matters

Health Matters: Advancements in the screening and treatment of HIV

Bobby Darrow, Kermit Poling, Dr. Gerardo Negron, and Brett Malone in the Noel Foundation studio
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Aired Thursday, July 25 at 6 p.m. Since the first Aids cases were diagnosed in the U.S. in the 80s, many advancements have been made in the screening and treatment of HIV. What are these advancements? Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Gerardo Negron, Brett Malone, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Center in Shreveport, and Robert Darrow joined us for Health Matters to provide the latest information and take your questions during the show.

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