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Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa.
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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.
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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.
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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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Tickets are still available for OktoBEARfest, a beer festival featuring more than 100 brews from nearly 50 breweries.
Philadelphia Zoo
John McDevitt
September 12, 2018 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Calling all beer lovers — actually, bear lovers. Well, both. If you like animals and beer, the Philadelphia Zoo is hosting a fundraiser Saturday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. for a 21-and-over crowd. Tickets are still available for OktoBEARfest , a beer festival featuring more...
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Superintendent William Hite poses in a Dress Down for Philly Public Schools T-shirt.
Fund for the School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2018 - 8:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia schools are benefiting from a corporate casual Friday this week. Individuals or companies are encouraged to buy a $35 T-shirt and wear it this Friday for Dress Down for Philly Public Schools day, which supports the Fund for the School District of...
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Members of the Phillies taking part in Puppapalooza at Morgan's Pier
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Andrew Kramer
August 30, 2018 - 9:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dog lovers packed Morgan's Pier Thursday night for a fundraising event that was a big hit with baseball fans, too. Dogs, booze and baseball joined forces at this benefit hosted by Julie Klim and the Pennsylvania SPCA . "Puppapalooza is really wonderful fundraising...
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Alex's Lemonade Stand
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Paul Kurtz
June 14, 2018 - 6:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — CBS 3 held its 12th annual Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation fundraiser to fight pediatric cancer. The phones began ringing at 6 a.m. Thursday, kicking off a 14-hour telethon that included an army of volunteers. "It's really giving back, seeing all the children and...
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National Running Day
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Mike Dougherty
June 06, 2018 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sneakers pounding on treadmills Wednesday at Liberty Place in Center City Philadelphia for eight hours. Wednesday is Global Running Day, and Back on My Feet, a support organization that helps lift people out of homelessness, staged a fundraiser with health insurer...
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John McDevitt
May 04, 2018 - 9:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An advocate for animals, George Bengal's mission in life was to end animal cruelty. Bengal spent 20 years working to end animal neglect, during which he was the Pennsylvania SPCA's director of humane law enforcement. He died in June 2016 from cancer. "George's dying...
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