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

What to do when your nonprofit’s rep is taking a beating purpose

Nov. 12, 2021 9:36 am

What to do when your nonprofit’s rep is taking a beating

Don’t bury your head in the sand or throw up your hands while others are spilling the tea.
By sunsetting, the Douty Foundation makes a strong case for limited-life philanthropy purpose

Nov. 11, 2021 3:28 pm

By sunsetting, the Douty Foundation makes a strong case for limited-life philanthropy

“As a result of its own internal planning coupled with the injustices exposed throughout 2020, the Foundation determined that now is the time to put 100% of its resources into the hands of the communities that are at the heart of this work,” said Jennifer Leith.
Testing a new Generocity purpose

Nov. 10, 2021 4:36 pm

Testing a new Generocity

In the last 18 months, it has become increasingly clear that the most effective way we connect, inform and engage our community of nonprofit professionals is in email. This week Generocity.org begins piloting a newsletter-first product.
Donations, food and God have kept Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission going for more than 140 years purpose

Nov. 10, 2021 10:28 am

Donations, food and God have kept Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission going for more than 140 years

The $75K contributed this year by Joel Embiid and the 76ers was a welcome surprise, says the Mission's CEO Jeremy Montgomery, but it's only part of the story.
Believe You Can: NFB’s Keystone Chapter draws talent from as far away as Nashville and Vancouver purpose

Nov. 9, 2021 3:45 pm

Believe You Can: NFB’s Keystone Chapter draws talent from as far away as Nashville and Vancouver

"We know that blind people have the capacity to transform our dreams into reality. and this show is mainly about inspiration," said Harriet Go, president of the Keystone Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind.
Stomping Grounds Café celebrates ‘magic’ of coffee in West Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 4, 2021 4:35 pm

Stomping Grounds Café celebrates ‘magic’ of coffee in West Philadelphia

Students from YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School learn about the history of coffee and are trained as baristas.
Reimagining safety in Philly’s communities purpose

Nov. 2, 2021 2:15 pm

Reimagining safety in Philly’s communities

Leaders from VietLead and Amistad Law Project look more deeply at findings from a survey they conducted last year.
Sustainability and public art: A closer connection than you’d think purpose

Nov. 1, 2021 3:09 pm

Sustainability and public art: A closer connection than you’d think

Global Philadelphia's vision is to create 17 outdoor artworks to illustrate each of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals — with the help of corporate sponsors, says guest columnist Robert McNeill.
Scribe explores oral history in ‘Power Politics’ series, funds emerging media makers purpose

Oct. 29, 2021 9:25 am

Scribe explores oral history in ‘Power Politics’ series, funds emerging media makers

The new monthly virtual series, highlighting Philadelphia’s Black and Latinx political power strategies and struggles from the postwar era through modern times, launches Friday evening, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m.
Adult learners need digital literacy, too purpose

Oct. 26, 2021 12:19 pm

Adult learners need digital literacy, too

By combining traditional literacy and digital literacy education, this partnership between Comcast and Beyond Literacy wants to ensure that adult learners of all backgrounds have the tools needed to succeed.

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