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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 … Read entire article »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

Donuts, Chicken and Hospitality for Philly’s Homeless

Donuts, Chicken and Hospitality for Philly’s Homeless
     

What do a donut shop and a homeless outreach in Philadelphia have in common? Through a unique partnership, Federal Donuts (FedNuts) Broad Street Ministry are joining forces to serve Philadelphia’s hungry and homeless. Federal … Read entire article »

 

Shakira Joins Activia to Promote World Food Programme

Shakira Joins Activia to Promote World Food Programme
     

In 15 days, the spotlight will be on Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Global superstar, Shakira teamed up with Activia, one of the world’s largest yogurt brands, to make the … Read entire article »

 

IJM President Gary Haugen Speaks Out on Kidnappings of Nigerian Schoolgirls

IJM President Gary Haugen Speaks Out on Kidnappings of Nigerian Schoolgirls
     

Over a month ago, terrorists from the militant group Boko Horam kidnapped more than 200 girls from a Nigerian school. In the last weeks, people around the world, including the U.S. and … Read entire article »

 

Holly Robinson Peete Joins Women Nationwide for Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Week

Holly Robinson Peete Joins Women Nationwide for Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Week
     

In the week leading up to Mother’s Day — a day of rest for moms — thousands of women across the country put on their hard hats and strapped on their tool … Read entire article »

 

A Little Generosity Goes a Long Way for This Homeless Man

A Little Generosity Goes a Long Way for This Homeless Man
     

Last year, a homeless man named Eric was surprised when he was offered a winning lottery ticket worth $1,000. What he didn’t know was that the ticket was actually a losing ticket … Read entire article »

 

GRAMMY Award Winner Pharrell Teams Up With UN Foundation to Celebrate International Happiness Day

GRAMMY Award Winner Pharrell Teams Up With UN Foundation to Celebrate International Happiness Day
     

What better way to celebrate International Happiness Day than with a little does of “Happy” spread by Pharrell Williams? International Happiness Day was established in 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly. The … Read entire article »

 

Join End It Movement and Shine a Light on Slavery on Feb. 27

Join End It Movement and Shine a Light on Slavery on Feb. 27
     

27 million men, women and children live in slavery around the world today. From factories to brothels and the street corner — these 27 million have no voice. But you can be … Read entire article »