Albert Hong, Author at Generocity Philly

Albert Hong

Albert Hong

Albert Hong is Generocity's contributing reporter. He started hanging around the Technically Media office as a summer intern for Technical.ly and eventually made his way to freelancing for both news sites. While technology and video games are two of his main interests, he's grown to love Philadelphia as a city and is always excited to hear someone else's story.

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The importance of telling more than a ‘poverty porn’ story for Camden event

Jun. 21, 2017 12:06 pm

The importance of telling more than a ‘poverty porn’ story for Camden

A documentary produced by a team of Villanova students looks at how the work nonprofit Hopeworks 'N Camden is doing is affecting the lives of young students there.
Eat some Taiwanese street food while donating to 4 Philly nonprofits this week purpose

Jun. 20, 2017 11:06 am

Eat some Taiwanese street food while donating to 4 Philly nonprofits this week

Baology, a new Center City spot featuring potstickers, gwa baos and ruen bings, is donating its proceeds this week to some local nonprofits.
Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked feature

Jun. 19, 2017 1:25 pm

Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked

In addition to language and cultural barriers, therapists and counselors "need to really shift from this idea that we are the experts that are fixing the problems in other people’s lives." Here's how three local nonprofits are doing it.
Refugee aid startup NeedsList is launching its beta site next week for World Refugee Day event

Jun. 16, 2017 12:00 pm

Refugee aid startup NeedsList is launching its beta site next week for World Refugee Day

The platform, which connects refugee aid workers with people who want to donate finances and supplies, will be starting its work with nonprofits and NGOs in Greece, France and Philadelphia.
Step one to ‘demystifying philanthropic giving’: Skip the elevator pitch event

Jun. 15, 2017 10:44 am

Step one to ‘demystifying philanthropic giving’: Skip the elevator pitch

Instead, focus on personal connections — and other lessons from a panel hosted by the Arts + Business Council and the Chamber of Commerce that unpacked trends and motivations of wealthy donors.

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