All year, CBS3 brings you heartwarming stories of hope in our Brotherly Love series. Our 30-minute special, which debuts December 22 at 7:30PM on CBS3, highlights just some of the people we met in 2017.
About a year ago, a Center City woman turned her love of baking into a citywide project. She gave home bakers a way to channel their cooking to bring a smile to refugees and the needy.
Liberty USO is one of our partners in our Joy of Sharing Toy Fest.
The CBS3 Joy of Sharing Toy Fest is collecting hundreds of gifts for excited children at the Boys and Girls Club of Camden County.
Kate Bilo met a Philadelphia family who showed us how much it meant to them to be helped through the Joy of Sharing Toy Fest and the Salvation Army.
A Philadelphia man is using a classic car to spread a message, and he’s spreading the word on the job.
A popular music non-profit is offering something new for young people that doesn’t require a long commitment, just a few hours on a Friday.
A woman in Kentucky got the surprise of her life when she recently got a message from Pennsylvania, an answer to a mystery at least 20 years old.
It’s less than two weeks until Halloween, and that means stores are packed with potential princesses and superheroes.
A Philadelphia man who befriended a teenager with cancer wanted to fulfill a promise to him. You could say, he put his head in his hands.
A Montgomery County woman is holding a “marathon,” no running required, just a stack of cards and a smile.
As yet another hurricane winds through the Caribbean, a group of Jenkintown musicians is throwing a concert to raise money to help the victims of these devastating storms.
Some Chester County preschoolers and kindergarteners are helping a flooded Houston school get back on track. They understand what kids need.
Later this week, a family from Pennsylvania is saying goodbye to its beloved 1989 RV. We were there as contractors and volunteers worked to make the RV into a real home for a family in Texas.
Hunger Action Month starts September 1. Earlier this month, we saw a real drive to help in Gloucester City, where hope came to the Crescent Mobile Home Park.
A farm in West Chester is showing how much good can be done on just a little land.
Marissa Hacker is 21 and started the first Fantastic Friends chapter when she was only 15, inspired by her twin brother Matt.
This summer, CHOP DROP is back at it and it’s officially a nonprofit.
Every Wednesday, Mavros offers his acupuncture services to immigrants and refugees who are coming through the Nationalities Service Center in Center City and going through stressful transitions.
A Philadelphia organization is making it easier for people to stay in their homes even if they can’t afford expensive repairs. It organizes an army of volunteers to swoop in and spruce up.
Later this year, boxes filled with notes and gifts are being delivered to grieving families in our area, courtesy of a Gloucester County mom and dad inspired by their daughter.
These young people say they didn’t find comfort in traditional bereavement groups. So over food and wine, they are creating their own.
A woman raised in North Philadelphia is going back to her old neighborhood once a week. We found her giving brotherly love and sisterly affection to young girls, and she has drafted college students to help.
Friday, a group of kids is throwing a community concert in Camden County. They’re part of a non-profit that wants to spread good cheer with good music. We caught a rehearsal in Oaklyn, where the young performers are getting ready for the big show.
When a Delaware athlete became a paraplegic, she thought her athletic days were over. They weren’t.
A Philadelphia man could have let a devastating injury slow him down. He didn’t. He’s getting young people moving.
A West Philadelphia pastor hopes he can start an anti-trash movement by equipping people with a $20 tool. The project not only gives away the tools for free, it also lets people win prizes.
For almost 20 years, a medical clinic in Chester County has been spreading brotherly love treating thousands of patients. They do it with hundreds of medical professionals whose only pay is patients’ gratitude.
A Philadelphia pilot program is helping people with disabilities learn to cook, and wait till you see where it is.
Every Friday at a school in Aston, students sit down to wrap up the week with a book. Their reading partners are senior citizens who volunteer their time.