The 'Burbs Month 2019 Archives - Generocity Philly

The ‘Burbs Month 2019

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.
Undersold and maligned, Coatesville isn’t what you’ve been led to believe it is purpose

Mar. 27, 2019 1:13 pm

Undersold and maligned, Coatesville isn’t what you’ve been led to believe it is

From spoken word poet Aadil Malik to Arts Holding Hands and Hearts to pop-up lending libraries, Sarah Alderman's film "Bypassed" documents a vibrant community full of voices clamoring to be heard.
Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state method

Mar. 26, 2019 12:15 pm

Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state

Penn Community Foundation looks to address issues of food, safety, housing and skills by investing in nonprofits already working in the community.
The value of youth grantmaking goes beyond money method

Mar. 22, 2019 10:45 am

The value of youth grantmaking goes beyond money

How youth from the Greater Philadelphia area are learning critical life lessons giving and receiving tens of thousands of dollars in youth-led charitable grants.
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.
These are the questions you should be asking about your nonprofit’s management method

Mar. 18, 2019 11:46 am

These are the questions you should be asking about your nonprofit’s management

Positioning a nonprofit for success requires taking a strategic look at these key areas, writes Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center's interim head, Krystine Sipple.
Storymap: Schools count the young and homeless in the Philly ‘burbs purpose

Mar. 14, 2019 11:13 am

Storymap: Schools count the young and homeless in the Philly ‘burbs

Chester County is one of the six counties that comprise the region with the greatest number of school-age homeless children. Our storymap gives you a closer look at the numbers in specific school districts in Chesco, Bucks, Delco and Montco.
The radical act of thinking globally — at home purpose

Mar. 7, 2019 11:36 am

The radical act of thinking globally — at home

"We in the suburbs, whether in Villanova or Haverford, are quite close to the city — and also deeply separated. A planetary health lens requires us to understand our interdependence, and to do community-building and world-building."

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