Darby Creek watershed cleanup
Courtesy of Darby Creek Valley Association
Molly Daly
April 12, 2019 - 5:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of volunteers are expected to take part Saturday morning in the 35th annual Darby Creek Valley Association's Darby Creek watershed cleanup, and there's still time to sign up. DCVA Executive Director Susan Miller said the three-hour cleanup starts at 9 a.m.,...
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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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Antionette Lee
January 28, 2019 - 9:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local organization needs volunteers to help transport food donations from grocery stores to people who need it. Melissa Simmons of Philabundance says their Grocers Against Hunger program partners with nearly 300 grocery stores in the area. "And we go in and we are...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro (podium) speaks at the opening ceremony of the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr., Day of Service at Girard College, Jan. 21, 2019.
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Cherri Gregg
January 21, 2019 - 9:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 24th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is the largest in the nation, bringing together an estimated 150,000 volunteers across the region. Headquartered at Girard College, about 5,000 volunteers showed up Monday morning to...
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The Greater Philadelphia 24th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service will take place on Jan. 21, engaging tens of thousands of volunteers.
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Cherri Gregg
January 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The countdown is on for the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The event is the largest single day of service in the country, and this year's theme was inspired by the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Tradition that brings together history,...
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Independence Hall
Paul Gluck
John McDevitt
January 04, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the partial government shutdown extends to another week, one youth organization plans to help affected national parks, including Independence National Historical Park. Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) will be picking up trash in five national parks...
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Kimberly Adams
December 08, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was a clean sweep in Kensington Saturday as volunteers put broom in hand to not only clean up the area, but to make the streets safer for kids heading to schools. "I'm helping clean this community,” said 11-year-old Demetirus. He, and many others, rolled up their...
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Students from the Community College of Philadelphia collected school supplies to give to local elementary students and their teachers.
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Justin Udo
August 14, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students from the Community College of Philadelphia volunteered their time, effort and resources to help hundreds of kids go back to school with the supplies they need. The book bag drive and collection for school supplies was spearheaded by students at CCP. "This...
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