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Artist's rendering of a statue design for local boxing icon "Jersey Joe" Walcott.
Camden County
David Madden
September 24, 2019 - 12:05 pm
A project is moving ahead to bring a larger-than-life statue of local boxing icon “Jersey Joe” Walcott to the Camden waterfront. To that end, a fundraiser is set Friday night on the Battleship New Jersey to assist in the effort.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump
John Raoux/AP
June 19, 2019 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in the less-than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign. The staggering sum was announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning by Republican Party Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. It dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders in the...
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Cops Helping Kids Day
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
April 26, 2019 - 5:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police officers staked out in nearly two dozen office buildings Friday, but it was all for a good cause. Lunchtime passersby were easy pickings for the two cops from the Police Athletic League (PAL), who were raising money for their annual Cops Helping Kids Day...
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This photo shows chefs from 2018's Women Against Abuse Dish It Up cooking competition.
Courtesy of Women Against Abuse
Hadas Kuznits
March 15, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly two dozen women will be participating in the Dish It Up cooking competition March 21 at Vie by Cescaphe, an event benefiting survivors of domestic violence. Long-time participant Meredith Maciolek said it's a good time for a good cause. "The event itself is...
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Singer Christina Grimmie arrives at TUBEATHON held at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, CA on Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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John McDevitt
March 07, 2019 - 8:44 pm
VOORHEES, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A foundation named after a rising star from South Jersey, whose life was cut short by gun violence, is holding a fundraiser this weekend in Voorhees. Christina Grimmie was a finalist on The Voice Season 6 and went on to tour across the country. The 22-year-old...
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Starfinder Foundation
Courtesy of Starfinder Foundation
Paul Kurtz
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A celebrity soccer match takes place Wednesday night to help raise funds for a sports-based youth development organization. Starfinder Foundation Executive Director Heidi Warren has recruited former Philadelphia Union players Sébastien Le Toux and Zach Pfeffer to take...
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Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 16, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the partial government shutdown continuing over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, the debate over immigration remains open. Meanwhile, some local chefs are working hard to bring attention to the plight of immigrants in the restaurant industry during a fundraiser...
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After 28 years, Race for the Cure is no more, and a new event will replace it.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
January 15, 2019 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Susan G. Komen Philadelphia announced Tuesday that it making a major change to its Mother's Day fundraiser. After 28 years, Race for the Cure is no more, and a new event will replace it. On May 12, 2019, Komen Philadelphia will debut the first annual More Than Pink...
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Former President Barack Obama talks to owner Young Jeon and orders food as he makes a campaign stop at Caffe Paradiso after speaking at University of Illinois in Urbana, Ill., on Sept. 7, 2018.
Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
Pat Loeb
September 17, 2018 - 8:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Democrats up for election in November will get some campaign help from the party's biggest name. Former President Barack Obama will be the featured speaker at a rally at the Dell Music Center Friday afternoon. Tickets will be available beginning at noon...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
September 17, 2018 - 4:30 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Whitpain Township Police Department is facing some online backlash over the name of its annual 5K fundraiser, which some Facebook users have reported as hate speech. "In our current climate, I just don't find it acceptable," said Corinne Degeiso, a...
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