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When little things mean a lot purpose

Apr. 9, 2021 10:15 am

When little things mean a lot

New sheets and towels. A suitcase instead of a garbage bag for your clothes. The security deposit for a safe place to stay. Joel Embiid's recent donation will go to provide what may seem commonplace but isn't common for the youth YSI Philly serves.
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.
Moving beyond philanthropy purpose

Dec. 3, 2020 7:59 am

Moving beyond philanthropy

Guest columnist Monique Curry-Mims looks at the definition of philanthropy and wonders if it fits the ways we are currently showing up for those in need.
Nonprofits are struggling to do more with less money, but donors and volunteers can help: 5 questions answered purpose

Dec. 2, 2020 8:03 am

Nonprofits are struggling to do more with less money, but donors and volunteers can help: 5 questions answered

It’s critically important that everyone who can afford to donate to nonprofits does so now, says guest columnist Erica Mills Barnhart.
Here are 37+ organizations to donate to during #GivingTuesday (or, really, any day) purpose

Dec. 1, 2020 9:15 am

Here are 37+ organizations to donate to during #GivingTuesday (or, really, any day)

We encourage you to explore the hashtag on your favorite social media platform as the day progresses to see other organizations participating in this annual day of giving.
UPenn will be contributing $100M to Philadelphia’s school district over the next 10 years. But is that enough? purpose

Nov. 19, 2020 11:00 am

UPenn will be contributing $100M to Philadelphia’s school district over the next 10 years. But is that enough?

It's a start, say PILOTs advocates, but short of the $40 million a year the university would owe if it paid property taxes.
This Mural Arts employee turned her expiring health savings account into a way to help during COVID-19 purpose

May 1, 2020 9:18 am

This Mural Arts employee turned her expiring health savings account into a way to help during COVID-19

Amy Johnston says that taking an action like this can not only help replenish supplies at a service-providing nonprofit, but help you feel empowered during a time of crisis.
Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19 purpose

Apr. 6, 2020 10:37 am

Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19

The number of mutual aid groups that have sprouted up in Philadelphia since COVID-19 just goes to show that the city's heart is in its neighborhoods and communities.
The CSO for #GivingTuesday says generosity is the key to avoiding a social recession purpose

Mar. 30, 2020 9:17 am

The CSO for #GivingTuesday says generosity is the key to avoiding a social recession

The one currency we all have in deep reserve is generosity, says guest columnist Jamie McDonald.
How do you help the helpers? PHL COVID-19 Fund addresses the critical role of nonprofits purpose

Mar. 26, 2020 8:36 am

How do you help the helpers? PHL COVID-19 Fund addresses the critical role of nonprofits

The fund isn’t a static thing — it is designed to be agile and responsive to rapidly shifting needs.

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