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You know we’ve got your back. But who are the Generocity team members, really? purpose

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You know we’ve got your back. But who are the Generocity team members, really?

As Generocity's 10th anniversary approaches, get to know the people behind your social impact site.
Moving out? Here’s a guide on throwing away or donating your items purpose

Jul. 18, 2019 12:23 pm

Moving out? Here’s a guide on throwing away or donating your items

The Philadelphia Streets Department has guidelines, and there are a number of possible donation locations across the city — but do your research well before moving day.
The healing power of a pint: Love City Brewing’s latest beer turns a son’s grief into hope purpose

Jul. 18, 2019 9:31 am

The healing power of a pint: Love City Brewing’s latest beer turns a son’s grief into hope

For Mike Tramontana, the tasting manager at the brewery, Synapse Session IPA has been both a way to give back to the community of medical professionals who helped his family, and a way to remember his father.
Molly de Aguiar wonders why philanthropy isn’t ‘placing bigger bets’ purpose

Jul. 17, 2019 11:00 am

Molly de Aguiar wonders why philanthropy isn’t ‘placing bigger bets’

De Aguiar answered Generocity's questions about Independence Public Media, its recent grants, and her ideas about how philanthropy needs to change.
That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May and June purpose

Jul. 17, 2019 8:00 am

That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May and June

Nonprofits and businesses across the city were busy making their presence felt at schools, food programs, fitness centers and onstage.
The Clinic: A culture of caring has created a safe space for community purpose

Jul. 16, 2019 7:10 am

The Clinic: A culture of caring has created a safe space for community

Columnist Krystine Sipple looks at the free clinic in Phoenixville, where the staffers say the spirit of Fred Rogers — caring for neighbors and cultivating kindness — can be felt every day.
On the final day of Netroots Nation, four presidential candidates showed up purpose

Jul. 14, 2019 10:08 am

On the final day of Netroots Nation, four presidential candidates showed up

Local politicians and community activists joined four Democratic presidential candidates onstage for policy talk and shout outs about immigration, climate change and trans-inclusive reproductive justice.
Day two of Netroots Nation brings crowds to the streets and fireworks to the panels purpose

Jul. 13, 2019 11:14 am

Day two of Netroots Nation brings crowds to the streets and fireworks to the panels

Day three — today — will conclude with a Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum at the Convention Center, and two final actions at the nearby Friends Center bookending the marquee event.
Netroots Nation opened its gathering at the Convention Center yesterday. Today, it’s #NNActionJawn purpose

Jul. 12, 2019 9:28 am

Netroots Nation opened its gathering at the Convention Center yesterday. Today, it’s #NNActionJawn

On the docket: three days of trainings, panels, presentations, film screenings, and keynotes that cover everything from climate change to racial justice. Plus, a "Lights for Liberty" rally will take place today at 11 a.m.
Protesters rally to keep Hahnemann’s maternity ward open purpose

Jul. 12, 2019 6:38 am

Protesters rally to keep Hahnemann’s maternity ward open

Councilwoman Helen Gym Gym told the crowd that 800 Hahnemann patients are expected to give birth in the next four weeks. But the hospital announced it will stop delivering babies today.

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