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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 … Read entire article »

 

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 … Read entire article »

 

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 … Read entire article »

 

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 … Read entire article »

 

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, … Read entire article »

 

‘Angelina Jolie Effect’ Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness and Testing

‘Angelina Jolie Effect’ Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness and Testing
     

Last year, one of Hollywood’s leading ladies, Angelina Jolie, opened up about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy, based on her family history of breast cancer and after undergoing genetic … Read entire article »

 

Holly Robinson Peete’s Birthday Wish: Donate to Families Living With Autism

Holly Robinson Peete’s Birthday Wish: Donate to Families Living With Autism
     

Actress, author, and philanthropist, Holly Robinson Peete, turns 50 today, and she has a lot to celebrate. Her biggest birthday wish is to continue “offering help and hope through compassionate care to … Read entire article »

 

Stars Stand Up To Cancer

Stars Stand Up To Cancer
     

Tonight marks the fourth biennial fundraising event for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). The star-studded event will be aired on all four major television … Read entire article »

 

Matt Damon Puts New Twist on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Matt Damon Puts New Twist on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
     

For a few weeks now, we’ve seen countless videos of friends, family, and celebrities dumping ice water on their heads all in the name of ALS awareness.The #IceBucketChallenge has reportedly raised more … Read entire article »

 

The Man Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Man Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge
     

Want to know how the #IceBucketChallenge movement began? It all started with one man with ALS — Pete Frates. // Post by Nick Ryan DeWitt. To learn more about the challenge and The ALS Association, … Read entire article »