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Connor Barwin is teaming up with a popular summer music venue to help neighborhood kids fly high, and it's part of an ongoing commitment to the Philadelphia community.
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Justin Udo
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A former Philadelphia Eagle is teaming up with a popular summer music venue to help neighborhood kids fly high, and it's part of an ongoing commitment to the Philadelphia community. Connor Barwin played for the Eagles for four seasons, and even though he has not been...
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Charitable giving
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News via AP
June 18, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns. The Giving USA report , released...
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Cherri Gregg
June 14, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Neha Gupta has had a passion for helping others since childhood. "I definitely was a pretty fearless kid that always spoke my mind," said the now 22-year-old. Born in New Zealand but raised in Philadelphia, the future doctor's mission to give back grew out of her...
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Mike DeNardo
June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit education watchdog Tuesday night celebrates a quarter century of covering Philadelphia schools. In 1994, a group of concerned parents, including journalist Paul Socolar and now-City Councilwoman Helen Gym, founded the Notebook, a free newspaper with the...
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One Day At A Time
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Paul Kurtz
May 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Armed with push brooms, air blowers, shovels and trash bags, a cleanup crew of nearly a dozen people methodically made their way east from 18th Street and Susquehanna Avenue to Broad Street. The street cleaners with One Day At A Time (ODAAT) — a drug and alcohol...
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The Gloria Casarez Residence Apartments is the first permanent LGBTQ-friendly young adult residence in the state of Pennsylvania.
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Paul Kurtz
May 14, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Project HOME, the Philadelphia nonprofit that helps the homeless, held a grand opening Tuesday of a four-story building that provides housing for a specific group of people. Supporters and funders of the Gloria Casarez Residence Apartments on Eighth Street near Girard...
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Philadelphia Black Pride kicks off Friday, and thousands of LGBTQ people of color will be in the city for a weekend of events as the organization celebrates a major milestone.
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Cherri Gregg
April 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Black Pride kicks off Friday, and thousands of LGBTQ people of color will be in the city for a weekend of events as the organization celebrates a major milestone. In it's 20th year, Philadelphia Black Pride is everything black and LGBTQ. "The community...
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Dr. Wesley Proctor
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Cherri Gregg
February 20, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dr. Wesley Proctor is a behind-the-scenes kind of guy. As founder of Wesley Proctor Ministries , the Southwest Philadelphia native's charitable focus is helping those who give back get focused. "They say I'm the nonprofit guy," he said. "I help everyday community...
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Keon Gerow
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Cherri Gregg
February 13, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Keon Gerow, pastor of Catalyst Church in West Philadelphia, describes his congregation as one of activism and progress. The Morehouse College and Princeton University graduate grew up in poverty in Baltimore. He did not know his father, but his single mother, despite...
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Carla Clanagan founded In His Eyes Outreach.
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Cherri Gregg
February 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Carla Clanagan founded In His Eyes Outreach , an organization dedicated to educating and supporting women who are incarcerated or re-entering society. "We found that they don't have any support," said Clanagan, who began working in the prisons in 2007. "Women would...
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