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Malala’s Plea to Stand Together Against Terrorism

Malala’s Plea to Stand Together Against Terrorism

A brutal attack on a school in Pakistan has left more than 140 children and teachers dead. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this act of violence. Malala Yousafzai is the youngest ever Nobel Prize laureate and a survivor of violence herself. She is dedicated to ensuring a safe and quality education for all children around the globe through the Malala Fund. Find out how you can partner with Malala to help … Read entire article »

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NFL Veteran Leaves Millions on the Table to Feed America’s Hungry

NFL Veteran Leaves Millions on the Table to Feed America’s Hungry

“When I think about a life of greatness, I think about a life of service.” And that’s exactly why former NFL player Jason Brown walked away from a multi-million dollar football contract to become a farmer. Jason’s story in his own words: “In April 2012, I decided to step out on faith and walk away from my career in the NFL. God revealed to me that he had something greater in store for me and that my … Read entire article »

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A Bigger, Bolder #GivingTuesday

A Bigger, Bolder #GivingTuesday

Today is Black Friday and the holiday season is officially open. That means a few things: today (for those who didn’t get an early start yesterday), holiday shoppers are engaged in the Black Friday retail frenzy. At the end of today, retail sales will likely be in the billions of dollars. Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday, and shoppers are encouraged to spend their money supporting small local businesses in their own communities. After a day … Read entire article »

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Urban Affairs Coalition Celebrates 45 Years Driving Change in Philadelphia and Nationwide

Urban Affairs Coalition Celebrates 45 Years Driving Change in Philadelphia and Nationwide

This Friday, 1000 community leaders and decision-makers in Philadelphia’s business, government, and grassroots communities, including Pennsylvania Governor-Elect, Tom Wolf, will join the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) at the UAC’s sold-out 45th Anniversary Breakfast. Driving change from the ground up for 45 years, UAC has improved the quality of life in the Philadelphia region b building wealth in urban communities and solving critical problems, such as digital literacy, job training, youth development, free tax services, small business … Read entire article »

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Your Role in Impacting Your Community #UAC45, Tonight at 8pm EST

Join Philadelphia’s Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) tonight for a live Twitter chat to discuss our civic responsibility to help each other, and how the UAC is driving change in Philadelphia and beyond from the ground up. Time: 8-9pm EST Hashtag: UAC45 The theme of tonight’s chat is “Don’t Kick the Can” and is moderated by UAC’s CEO, Sharmain Matlock-Turner. During the discussion, Sharmain will talk about the work UAC undertakes to drive change from the ground up and how citizens have a civic responsibility to help each other. She will also answer questions about UAC’s role in the social justice arena and how everyday people can lend a helping hand. … Read entire article »

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Long List of Stars to Partipate in Veterans Day Concert for Valor on National Mall

Long List of Stars to Partipate in Veterans Day Concert for Valor on National Mall

An estimated 850,000 people are expected to turn out on the National Mall in Washington D.C. tomorrow for HBO’s Concert for Valor, a salute to America’s veterans. The concert is a “first-of-its kind event designed to bring artists, celebrities and millions of Americans together to honor the courage and sacrifice of veterans, active duty service members and their families.” Featured artists include: The Black Keys Bruce Springsteen Carrie Underwood Dave Grohl Eminem Jennifer Hudson Jessie J Metallica Rihanna and Zac Brown Band Although they will not be … Read entire article »

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19-Year-Old with a Terminal Brain Tumor Inspires Sports Fans with #Layup4Lauren Challenge

19-Year-Old with a Terminal Brain Tumor Inspires Sports Fans with #Layup4Lauren Challenge

Nineteen-year-old Lauren Hill suffers from an inoperable brain tumor with just months to live, but that didn’t stop her from fulfilling her dream — to step foot on a college basketball court. Lauren is a freshman at NCAA Division III Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati. The NCAA allowed the team to move up its first gamin against Hiram College in order to accommodate Lauren and her quickly-deteriorating health. During that game, Lauren scored the first … Read entire article »

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Support City of Hope and Win a Hollywood Experience With The Voice Star Christina Grimmie

Support City of Hope and Win a Hollywood Experience With The Voice Star Christina Grimmie

Are you a fan of NBC’s The Voice? If so, you probably remember Team Adam’s own Christina Grimmie from Season 6. Grimmie came in third place on the show, after which, she signed with Island Records. Prizeo and Grimmie, who is best known for her YouTube covers of artists like Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, and Katy Perry, have teamed up to give fans a chance to win a trip for two to … Read entire article »

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Zenyada Pulls Out Her Superhero Powers for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Zenyada Pulls Out Her Superhero Powers for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Since 1950, children, families, and organizations have used Halloween as an opportunity to raise funds for children who need much more than candy. This year’s spokesperson, Zendaya, has been asking kids in the U.S. to make a difference in the lives of other kids by raising funds for UNICEF’s lifesaving programs. “I loved Trick-or-Treating for UNICEF when I was younger because it was such an empowering experience to be able to make a difference. Kids need … Read entire article »

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You Don’t Have to Be a Celebrity to Help Fight Ebola

You Don’t Have to Be a Celebrity to Help Fight Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are among celebrities who have stepped up and donated to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. Earlier this week, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, announced their $25 million donation to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation. Last month, Bill and Melinda Gates made $50 million in donations to a number of global organizations, primarily United Nations agencies. Now that the virus has reached U.S. soil, Americans … Read entire article »

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