Cat Parker is creating pet portraits to raise money for social justice organizations
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Antionette Lee
July 17, 2020 - 6:00 am
Normally, Cat Parker would be spending her time doing photography and web design for the local ballet school she works at. Now, she make cartoon-like portraits of pets and donates her proceeds. Read more here.
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The entrance to Subaru Park
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Ed Benkin
July 01, 2020 - 4:50 pm
The Philadelphia Union Foundation put together an online fundraiser with proceeds going to its Fight for Philly campaign, which raises money to provide COVID-19 relief. Goalkeeper Andre Blake was excited to do his part for the community. Read more here.
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Goats at the Philly Goat Project in Germantown
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John McDevitt
June 24, 2020 - 7:01 pm
Germantown nonprofit Philly Goat Project brings all sorts of educational and wellness programs to the Philadelphia region. And despite obstacles the pandemic is causing, fundraising efforts have continued in creative ways. Read more here.
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Making a donation on a cellphone
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Lynne Adkins
June 19, 2020 - 3:08 pm
The pandemic has changed just about everything, including the way nonprofits raise money. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
June 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
With so much social unrest on the streets, how are Philadelphia's high school students processing the history being made before their eyes? Read more here.
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The Fishtown Beer Runners are using virtual meetups to raise money for the bars they would normally visit after runs.
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Justin Udo
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
The pandemic has forced running groups to change how they meet up, but one local club figured out how to keep one of their group running traditions alive while also helping others in the process. Read more here.
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Patrick Rodio running 20.20 miles in Collingswood
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Justin Udo
May 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
A New Jersey runner whose plans were derailed by the coronavirus pandemic is using that roadblock to help brighten up the lives of some high schoolers in Collingswood. Read more here.
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Pat Bastian and his family wearing his shirts
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Kim Glovas
May 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
The word "essential" has been heard a lot over the last seven weeks. A Chester County family is taking the word to a whole new level to help those hurt by the virus, and thank those that keep our food supplies rolling. Read more here.
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John Brant-Lee, owner of Bar Avalon in West Chester, has been selling pay-as-you-wish dinners to raise money for local charities, and has also been donating lunches and dinners to first responders.
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John McDevitt
May 02, 2020 - 3:58 pm
A restaurant owner in West Chester is leading efforts to support those helping others during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Trivia night sign
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Hadas Kuznits
April 25, 2020 - 3:11 pm
A Cherry Hill man who loves trivia has started a free weekly online game to entertain people while they’re at home while also raising money for the CDC. Read more here.
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