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One Day At A Time
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
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.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
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.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
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
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
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.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
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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The Block Gives Back
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
February 11, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Block Gives Back , a nonprofit that engages the community, was founded by a group of friends who graduated together from Lincoln High School. Their journey to giving back to their community began three years ago. "One of my friends was watching a video on YouTube...
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Dreamstime
John McDevitt
January 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
MALVERN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a Malvern couple sent sneakers to their son deployed in Afghanistan, they started thinking about other soldiers who may need sneakers too. So they started a nonprofit to help out. The U.S. military does not issue athletic shoes to deployed soldiers, and with...
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A Philadelphia nonprofit is in the running for a $20,000 award, and the owner is asking for your help by voting.
Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
January 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia nonprofit is in the running for a $20,000 award, and the owner is asking for your help by voting. Philadelphia Community Corps collects salvages construction materials and sells them at low prices, and Greg Trainor, executive director of the nonprofit,...
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Donated food has been available for TSA workers during the government shutdown.  But a Chester Springs nonprofit was at the airport Tuesday, delivering donated food for the workers' pets.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Donated food has been available for TSA workers during the government shutdown, but a Chester Springs nonprofit was at the airport Tuesday, delivering donated food for the workers' pets. Most people unload luggage at the airport departures lane, but Bill Smith and a...
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