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Purpose

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

We’re innovative changemakers. Why shouldn’t we fundraise the same way? purpose

Sep. 12, 2022 7:15 am

We’re innovative changemakers. Why shouldn’t we fundraise the same way?

Philanthropitch Philadelphia returns Sept. 20. Here's ACHIEVEability Executive Director Jamila Harris-Morrison on why the live pitch competition is much more than that.
The problem with homelessness ‘innovation’ purpose

Jan. 24, 2022 6:45 am

The problem with homelessness ‘innovation’

In the context of homeless services, innovation needs to move us closer to a fully realized human right to housing—not more tents, pods, or makeshift shelters.
Philadelphia’s crises of 2022 purpose

Jan. 10, 2022 7:00 am

Philadelphia’s crises of 2022

Gun violence is its own epidemic. We all choose what we're willing to do.
Youth mental health is a crisis. We need radical prevention purpose

Dec. 23, 2021 6:30 am

Youth mental health is a crisis. We need radical prevention

Timed with the release of a new report by the U.S. Surgeon General, two foundation executives call for out-of-the-box thinking.
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.

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