“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 »
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
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »