Laura Smythe, Author at Generocity Philly

Laura Smythe

Laura Smythe

Laura Smythe is a senior journalism student at Temple University. She works as the features editor for The Temple News, the university’s student-run independent weekly newspaper. She’s also worked as a Lew Klein Reporting Fellow at Philadelphia Neighborhoods and as a reporter for Covering Addiction. Laura fell in love with journalism while traveling Europe, Africa and Latin America, but calls Philly home. She’s passionate about community journalism and writing stories about health, women’s issues and arts and culture.

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Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million column

Apr. 9, 2019 7:36 am

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million

Spring has sprung, and philanthropic giving to small businesses, children’s education services and community centers is in full bloom.
Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M column

Mar. 14, 2019 10:11 am

Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M

Philly’s latest round of philanthropic giving benefited career-oriented education programs, financial literacy and initiatives combating homelessness.
At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly feature

Feb. 25, 2019 12:50 pm

At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly

A collection of neighborhood-oriented videos made by Philadelphians is projecting on the walls of the new Museum of Black Civilization in Dakar.
Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden column

Feb. 21, 2019 3:30 pm

Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden

Philadelphia-area funders have given $3.7 million to support local causes this winter, including mental health initiatives, neighborhood beautification projects, youth empowerment programs and more.
NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work feature

Jan. 29, 2019 2:13 pm

NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work

A two-year training project supported by the Kresge Foundation will help the Kensington nonprofit improve its housing counseling, economic development and community engagement services.
Money Moves: 2019 has already brought in more than $3M for Philly nonprofits column

Jan. 25, 2019 10:46 am

Money Moves: 2019 has already brought in more than $3M for Philly nonprofits

The new year starts off with philanthropic giving to support child home visit programs, kid’s literacy initiatives, services for people experiencing homelessness and more.
A comprehensive guide to choosing an impactful MLK Day volunteer experience feature

Jan. 11, 2019 2:33 pm

A comprehensive guide to choosing an impactful MLK Day volunteer experience

Consider these 12 tips to pick a worthwhile event for both your employees and the partnering organization.
Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K column

Dec. 27, 2018 7:39 am

Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K

The grant funding will support causes such as youth tech education, childhood cancer research and reentry initiatives.

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