Mighty Writers

Miniature horse Buttercup visits Mighty Writers kids
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Antionette Lee
July 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
A 5-year-old miniature horse that usually spends time with patients at a Philadelphia hospital gave some Philly kids a much needed pick-me-up in West Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Box of groceries
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Antionette Lee
May 08, 2020 - 12:17 pm
Philadelphia-based nonprofit Mighty Writers, known for teaching kids language and critical thinking skills, has taken on a new, more pressing mission in the COVID-19 era. Read more here.
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Mighty Writers MightFest
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Hadas Kuznits
September 28, 2019 - 2:28 pm
The 2nd annual MightyFest was held this weekend in front of the Franklin Institute.
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Cherri Gregg with Jeannine Lisitski and Ikey Raw.
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Flashpoint
September 22, 2019 - 8:51 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg talks about domestic violence, vaping and Might Writers.
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Mighty Writers hosted Mighty Fest at Logan Square
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Pat Toddy
September 29, 2018 - 9:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nonprofit organization Mighty Writers has kids flexing their word power this weekend. The inaugural four-day MightyFest has run from Sept. 27-30 in Logan Square, where tents full of activities entertained almost 1,000 kids. "They're writing short stories, writing...
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The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written in Spanish, to kids at a Berks County detention center and elsewhere who have been separated from their families. They made bookmarks to go along with the books.
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Andrew Kramer
June 28, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit that teaches kids how to write is giving them a chance to use what they learn to spread some cheer to immigrant children currently being detained due to the Trump administration's family separation policy. The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written...
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Mighty Writers
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Dan Wing
June 23, 2018 - 9:45 pm
CAMDEN, NJ. (KYW Newsradio) -- A program that has helped Philadelphia kids become better writers for nearly a decade will soon expand its efforts into neighboring Camden, New Jersey. Mighty Writers was founded in 2009 with the goal of helping children learn to think and write clearly, which its...
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