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From school districts to county offices, people in Chesco and Delco are concerned about the Mariner East pipelines purpose

Apr. 1, 2019 4:02 pm

From school districts to county offices, people in Chesco and Delco are concerned about the Mariner East pipelines

"In a worst-case scenario pipeline explosion on the Mariner East, we would have a catastrophe on par with 9/11,” says Eve Miari of the Clean Air Council.
Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco method

Mar. 28, 2019 3:14 pm

Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco

From listening to community to trauma-informed approaches, nonprofits in the suburbs diversify strategies in their fight against hunger.
Making financial changes together in Montco and Delco method

Mar. 27, 2019 4:29 pm

Making financial changes together in Montco and Delco

Habitat for Humanity, Philabundance and the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities are joining together to help housing and food insecure families back on their feet.
Here’s how Gritty is like the best Delco nonprofits purpose

Mar. 21, 2019 2:44 pm

Here’s how Gritty is like the best Delco nonprofits

Frances Sheehan of The Foundation for Delaware County believes it makes complete sense that Gritty's backstory has him coming from Delco. The mascot's can-do, get-the-job-done attitude exemplifies the nonprofits the foundation funds, she says.
March is going to The ‘Burbs purpose

Mar. 6, 2019 1:20 pm

March is going to The ‘Burbs

Even if you don’t buy into the stereotypes, you might be forgiven for wondering what need could there possibly be for social impact organizations to work in the four wealthiest counties in the state. As it happens, there is plenty of need.
The Foundation for Delaware County made its first major grants funding

Nov. 2, 2018 2:16 pm

The Foundation for Delaware County made its first major grants

Totaling $1,165,000, all grants were given to programs that improve maternal and child health, particularly for children living in poverty.
Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation is now The Foundation for Delaware County results

Mar. 2, 2018 7:00 am

Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation is now The Foundation for Delaware County

The largest philanthropic organization in DelCo announced the new name, new partnerships and a new funding strategy on Thursday.
Arts and Culture Take Center Stage in Revitalization of Chester results

Feb. 11, 2015 2:36 pm

Arts and Culture Take Center Stage in Revitalization of Chester

Creating an arts district in the heart of a former industrial powerhouse
Lansdowne Borough Teams Up With Pro Bono Design Firm to Improve Park results

May 7, 2014 11:05 am

Lansdowne Borough Teams Up With Pro Bono Design Firm to Improve Park

Not far from the boundary of Southwest Philadelphia, the Delaware County suburb of Lansdowne has some problems in common with its urban neighbor, including improving access to green space. Hoffman Park, located in Lansdowne on flood-prone Darby Creek, is getting a makeover through the efforts of the Lansdowne Borough and the pro bono design work […]

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