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Purpose: These are the stories about the work that takes place which impacts our communities.

Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder purpose

Jan. 23, 2020 11:00 am

Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder

In PA, one of the 10 states with the highest drug overdose death rates, the inaccuracies in the US Health and Human Services' database may complicate access to the life-saving medication.
On the Market: 30 openings at healthcare providers, museums and other social impact orgs purpose

Jan. 23, 2020 6:30 am

On the Market: 30 openings at healthcare providers, museums and other social impact orgs

Multiple job openings at Public Heath Management Corporation, Philadelphia Youth Network and Urban Creators; plus listings from nine other organizations.
This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight purpose

Jan. 17, 2020 2:37 pm

This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight

Angelina DeMontes' play, Candles, premiered last night at the Arden Theatre’s Hamilton Family Arts Center at 62 N. 2nd Street. There are performances tonight and tomorrow (January 17 and 18) at 7 p.m.
The Food Trust names Aaron Felder as interim CEO purpose

Jan. 17, 2020 6:48 am

The Food Trust names Aaron Felder as interim CEO

After the tumult of the fall of 2019, the organization will be initiating a national search to fill the role on a permanent basis.
In marathons, as in professional life, it helps to have a challenging goal purpose

Jan. 14, 2020 8:33 am

In marathons, as in professional life, it helps to have a challenging goal

Feeling uninspired or unfulfilled at work? Perhaps it’s because you're not working towards a goal that pushes you out of your comfort zone, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation purpose

Jan. 13, 2020 7:05 am

400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation

In this piece from The Conversation, guest columnist Tyrone Freeman traces the tradition of Black philanthropy from James Forten in colonial Philadelphia to today's giving circles.
How about a war on poverty? purpose

Jan. 10, 2020 11:30 am

How about a war on poverty?

Less than a fifth of what we've spent on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past 17 years is all we would need to address extreme poverty worldwide, says guest columnist Rob Wetherington.
For the founder of Chester County Food Bank, its about more than just canned goods purpose

Jan. 8, 2020 9:52 am

For the founder of Chester County Food Bank, its about more than just canned goods

The org offers community raised-bed gardens, senior food boxes, summer food boxes, weekend backpacks for school-age children, a mobile market, bilingual cooking classes and a growing culinary workforce development program.
Who are our nonprofit disruptors and instigators? purpose

Jan. 7, 2020 3:55 pm

Who are our nonprofit disruptors and instigators?

As part of our January editorial calendar topic, this month we focus on the totally awesome (and just a little bit fearsome) "Disruptors and Instigators" of the nonprofit world.
Money Moves: City awards $1M for gun violence reduction purpose

Jan. 7, 2020 7:31 am

Money Moves: City awards $1M for gun violence reduction

Plus, grants for the expansion of West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, transformational arts, and school safety.

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