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Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly? results

Dec. 10, 2018 12:52 pm

Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly?

Taggart Elementary School’s Family Welcome Center will launch soon, thanks to a major boost from Navy Yard-based ecommerce company RevZilla.
10 volunteer and donation opportunities to aid Philly’s hungry this holiday season purpose

Nov. 19, 2018 12:58 pm

10 volunteer and donation opportunities to aid Philly’s hungry this holiday season

Plus, a rundown of all the time and effort it takes to run a Thanksgiving meal service.
Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser method

Oct. 26, 2018 1:32 pm

Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser

Over a few weekends in September, October and November, roughly 400 volunteers make enough pies to raise about $300,000 each year. For one afternoon, reporter Peak Johnson was one of them.
Philly’s new Mayor’s Volunteer Corps program wants to make it easier to find service opportunities purpose

Sep. 20, 2018 11:15 am

Philly’s new Mayor’s Volunteer Corps program wants to make it easier to find service opportunities

Chief Service Office Stephanie Reid sees the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service program as being "responsive" to the social impact community's needs.
10 ways to get civically engaged at State of Young Philly 2018 purpose

Sep. 19, 2018 10:46 am

10 ways to get civically engaged at State of Young Philly 2018

Here are our picks for each day of Young Involved Philadelphia's annual volunteering and education series, which returns this year Oct. 11 through 20.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List people

Jul. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List

This August, our editorial calendar will again celebrate the local social impact sector's diversity, but we need your help.
United By Blue is on tour to clean the country’s waterways purpose

Jul. 12, 2018 10:13 am

United By Blue is on tour to clean the country’s waterways

The Bluemovement Road Trip kicked off in Richmond on June 1 and will finish in Urbana, Il. on Aug. 3, with stops in Arizona, South Dakota and more in between.
5 LGBTQ nonprofits in Philly that need volunteers right now purpose

Jun. 26, 2018 12:44 pm

5 LGBTQ nonprofits in Philly that need volunteers right now

Here's how to support Philadelphia FIGHT, Mazzoni Center, Attic Youth Center, William Way LGBT Community Center and Independence Business Alliance.
Nonprofits, this is your ultimate guide to managing skilled volunteers method

Jun. 14, 2018 12:45 pm

Nonprofits, this is your ultimate guide to managing skilled volunteers

Columnist Lansie Sylvia asks eight pros for their best tips and shares back their wealth of experience. For one: Communicate the “why” of volunteers' tasks in addition to the “how” to keep them engaged.

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