Mother's Day

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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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 13, 2018 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Every Mother's Day, Major League Baseball names an honorary "Bat Girl" for each team, someone who has battled breast cancer in some way. This year, a Philadelphia Phillies employee of 17 years took the mound before Sunday's game. With the Phillie Fanatic behind home...
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The Museum of the American Revolution held a special Mother's Day event with one of the country's original founding mothers, Martha Washington.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 13, 2018 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Museum of the American Revolution held a special Mother's Day event with one of the country's original founding mothers, Martha Washington. The event highlighted historical women and their contributions to the American Revolution during a tea and luncheon. Justin...
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If Anna Jarvis hated Mother's Day back then, she would despise it now.
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May 13, 2018 - 2:04 pm
By Kendall Trammell (CNN) -- Mother's Day means big business for retailers. This year is no different -- shoppers will spend an average of $180 per mom. If you hate all of the commercialization behind the day that celebrates moms, imagine how Anna Jarvis would feel now. The holiday's founder worked...
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May 13, 2018 - 1:33 pm
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The Art Star Craft Bazaar takes over Penns Landing.
Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 12, 2018 - 8:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - If you're looking for a creative last minute Mother's Day gift, or just something fun to do with mom on Sunday, the Art Star Craft Bazaar meets both criteria. The event is back this weekend for a 15th year. Shoppers can get their hands on a wide variety of goods from...
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Mother's Day
Kimberly Adams
May 12, 2018 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Mother's Day is the perfect time to show your love for the woman who brought you into the world. But how do you celebrate the holiday when she is gone? "Everyone is like, 'oh, I made broccoli rabe,'" said Pina Leone, "and I'm, 'yeah, but my mother's is the best.'"...
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Scores of women took over the courtyard of City Hall Thursday afternoon chanting rallying cries like those for Women in Re-entry Day.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 10, 2018 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Free our mothers — end cash bail!" Scores of women took over the courtyard of City Hall Thursday afternoon chanting rallying cries like those for Women in Re-entry Day. Following National Black Mama's Bail Out Day, advocates want to highlight mothers and caregivers...
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Advocates for National Black Mama's Bail Out Day wait outside Stout Center for Criminal Justice.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 08, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just before Mother's Day, a coalition of community groups is giving more than a dozen women the gift of freedom. "We're in the process of posting bail for 15 Black women and they will be released in a number of hours," explained Cara Tratner outside the Juanita Kidd...
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