“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 »
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 … Read entire article »
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 »
The world will celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11. To kickstart the conversation about the importance of empowering adolescent girls, the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign launched #GIRLHERO, … Read entire article »
If you think stopping sexual assault isn’t on you, President Obama’s “It’s On Us” initiative urges you to think again. Last week Obama, Vice President Biden, celebrities, and Americans across the country … Read entire article »
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 »
Through his social innovation venture, Ycenter, social entrepreneur Dhairya Pujara is tackling some of the world’s toughest challenges, and he needs your help to ensure the work he has started can continue. … 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 »