Peak Johnson, Author at Generocity Philly

Peak Johnson

Peak Johnson

Dominique “Peak” Johnson is a North Philadelphia native and a graduate of The Community College of Philadelphia and Temple University. His writing began in 2002 when he worked for the Project HOME's publication, The North Philly Metropolis. Currently, Johnson contributes to Geekadelphia, The Nerd Convocation, The Huffington Post and Water Online.

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Four years in, rescue app Food Connect has grown enough to become its founder’s full-time job feature

Feb. 6, 2019 2:10 pm

Four years in, rescue app Food Connect has grown enough to become its founder’s full-time job

Megha Kulshreshtha and co. are now focusing on growing partnerships with food security-focused nonprofits such as Philabundance and sharing its successes.
3 nonprofit managers on how to be a great (productive, actually useful) volunteer feature

Dec. 28, 2018 10:00 am

3 nonprofit managers on how to be a great (productive, actually useful) volunteer

Do your research, let your skills lead and consider donating your time during the non-holiday season, say pros from Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Broad Street Ministry and Hopeworks Camden.
How misinformation and fear keep Philly immigrants from accessing public benefits feature

Nov. 26, 2018 3:20 pm

How misinformation and fear keep Philly immigrants from accessing public benefits

Immigration pros from Community Legal Services and HIAS Pennsylvania clarify who is eligible for benefits such as a healthcare and SNAP.
Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser feature

Oct. 26, 2018 1:32 pm

Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser

Over a few weekends in September, October and November, roughly 400 volunteers make enough pies to raise about $300,000 each year. For one afternoon, reporter Peak Johnson was one of them.
ACLAMO is over the hill. Cheers ’em at this Latino ‘culinary celebration’ event

Apr. 24, 2017 7:25 am

ACLAMO is over the hill. Cheers ’em at this Latino ‘culinary celebration’

Executive Director Nelly Jimenez-Arevalo reflects on the social and health services nonprofit's 40 years of serving the Montgomery County Latino community ahead of its big fundraiser.
How to fight the stigma of homelessness event

Nov. 22, 2016 7:06 am

How to fight the stigma of homelessness

Its as simple as treating those experiencing homelessness like human beings, agreed a recent panel of local service providers.
This new giving circle funds struggling Philly schools feature

Nov. 15, 2016 9:00 am

This new giving circle funds struggling Philly schools

The Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle uses the collective giving model to make small, project-based grants for educators.

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