The important work of ‘Black Lives Matter’ in our own neighborhoods
giving tuesday: ten philadelphia non-profits to consider
NOVEMBER 18, 2015 By Jen Bradley If your family has walked or driven through certain parts of Northwest Philadelphia lately, you might have seen signs supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. This might not seem necessary in a community like Mt. Airy, which prides itself on being a welcoming and multiracial community. Mt. Airy […]
how did hurricane sandy affect children? one family’s story.
After a day of giving thanks and then four days of shopping madness, the first Tuesday in December challenges us to give instead of buy. 2013 marks the second annual Giving Tuesday, a movement towards a national day of giving. http://givingtuesday.org This roundup offers ideas for ten Philadelphia-based non-profits that do wonderful work serving […]
cheer on the philly 3 day walkers this weekend!
Adelle Berryhill’s son Steven had just celebrated his third birthday the day before Hurricane Sandy hit their Staten Island community. Like many three year olds, he loved Thomas the Tank Engine and Hess trucks, and had his favorite replicas collecting in their small home. His sisters, 7 year old Dora-loving Kenniyah, and 10 year old […]
chestnut hill soccer hosts alex’s lemonade stand this saturday
Why should you cheer on the walkers? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Philly kicks it off with a bang! The Susan G. Komen 3 Day Walkers walk from Willow Grove all the way to the Navy Yard. A total of sixty miles in three days. Walkers walk for many reasons. Some are survivors […]
October is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and this Saturday September 21, from 11am-2pm, some of the youngest Chestnut Hill Youth Soccer Club members will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The stand will help to raise money to find cures for childhood cancer. The stand will also honor one little girl, currently battling cancer right […]