Homeless couple receives new home, fresh start

POWELTON (WPVI) -- A homeless family whose toddler wandered away in LOVE Park is getting a second chance.

Chosen 300, a local organization, presented Angelique Roland and Michael Jones with the keys to a house on Friday night.

Their 2-year-old son made headlines after he was found wandering alone in the park after midnight on Oct. 16.

Authorities have located the parents of a missing 2-year-old boy found wandering at Love Park in Center City.


The rent and utilities will be paid for a year, thanks to donations from strangers who saw their story on the news.

In addition, students from the Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School in Spring Garden raised $1,000 for the couple to buy appliances.

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