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Finding light in darkness: Tips on embracing community and self-care purpose

Sep. 29, 2020 8:58 am

Finding light in darkness: Tips on embracing community and self-care

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins remembers her student Cheickna Traoré, and offers insights into the elements of both the artwork memorializing him, and her own Love-and-Light map.
One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility purpose

Sep. 25, 2020 9:39 am

One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility

The City of Philadelphia partnered with the philanthropic community, the Pennsylvania National Domestic Workers Alliance, and 14 local CBOs to distribute $1.7 million in direct cash payments to more than 2,160 families.
Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed purpose

Sep. 24, 2020 12:25 pm

Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed

Neighborhood leaders paint a picture of a vulnerable community imperiled, not only by COVID-19, but by students' risky behavior and a university plan that didn't include them.
Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes funding

Sep. 24, 2020 7:00 am

Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes

“Cuts in social service nonprofits will decimate a system that is already too fragile,” says Donna Cooper, the executive director of Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY).
During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect purpose

Sep. 21, 2020 12:45 pm

During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect

In and around the Hunting Park neighborhood, Latinx nonprofits use tech to build community and to keep people engaged.
The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers purpose

Sep. 17, 2020 12:00 pm

The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers

If people are an organization’s most vital asset, a troubled workforce doesn’t bode well for the future of nonprofits.
Grassroots nonprofits and COVID-19 relief funding purpose

Sep. 15, 2020 12:00 pm

Grassroots nonprofits and COVID-19 relief funding

With the surge in philanthropic efforts to provide COVID relief, have grassroots organizations been able to access those funding opportunities?
A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID purpose

Sep. 14, 2020 12:44 pm

A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID

In the midst of a global pandemic, when the family juggling act has intensified and the ability to provide the most basic needs is even more at risk, the crises faced by working mothers cannot be ignored, says guest columnist Michelle Legaspi Sanchez.
Here’s an up-to-date guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and other benefits in PA purpose

Sep. 11, 2020 1:22 pm

Here’s an up-to-date guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and other benefits in PA

Julia Simon-Mishel, of Philadelphia Legal Assistance's unemployment compensation division, has more advice on how gig workers can apply for benefits during COVID-19.
COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more funding

Sep. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy estimates that of the $11.3 million that has been awarded to COVID-related health causes regionally, only 1%, or $131,500 was directed to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. 

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