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The Reading Terminal Market story: Will beloved public spaces return? purpose

Jan. 15, 2021 3:25 pm

The Reading Terminal Market story: Will beloved public spaces return?

One of Philadelphia’s most storied and solid attractions and home to over 80 vendors selling a variety of foodstuffs and crafts, RTM's foot traffic has plummeted by 50%.
An online portal and a mass distribution site are part of Philly’s plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 3:25 pm

An online portal and a mass distribution site are part of Philly’s plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines

You can also sign up to volunteer, offer space for a vaccination site, or request to host a clinic at your office.
Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious

Here are four ways to understand and address Latinx vaccine hesitancy.
In crisis, public health comes undone purpose

Jan. 8, 2021 12:00 pm

In crisis, public health comes undone

According to the CDC, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely to contract COVID-19 and 2.8 times more likely to die from it than whites. For Latinxs, the numbers are 1.7 and 2.8 times more likely, respectively.
Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against asymptomatic infections and mutated viruses? people

Jan. 7, 2021 12:00 pm

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against asymptomatic infections and mutated viruses?

An immunologist answers 3 questions about the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines.
How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021 purpose

Jan. 5, 2021 8:00 am

How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021

Guest columnist Laurel Mellin offers some techniques from emotional brain training that can help people break free of stress when they get stuck on negative thoughts.
What’s good for nonprofits in the new stimulus bill? funding

Dec. 22, 2020 11:05 am

What’s good for nonprofits in the new stimulus bill?

Take a look at our infographics.
US nonprofits raised $2.5 billion on #GivingTuesday in 2020 funding

Dec. 21, 2020 8:31 am

US nonprofits raised $2.5 billion on #GivingTuesday in 2020

The donations received as a consequence of the December 1 online event increased by 25% from 2019, says guest columnist Abhishek Bhati. In May, #GivingTuesdayNow raised more than $503 million specifically for pandemic relief.
The 25 most popular Generocity stories of 2020 purpose

Dec. 16, 2020 2:58 pm

The 25 most popular Generocity stories of 2020

Nobody could have guessed what would be on the bingo card this year.
What has COVID-19 shown us about gaps in poverty alleviation? A look at South Philly purpose

Dec. 15, 2020 1:12 pm

What has COVID-19 shown us about gaps in poverty alleviation? A look at South Philly

Generocity contributor Erin Flynn Jay writes about how service providers in South Philly — who relied on walk-in traffic pre-COVID — have had to retool and strengthen partnerships to keep reaching community members in need.

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