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The Best of Brotherly Love 2017

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.

12/22/2017

Brotherly Love: Bakers Band Together To Share Sweets

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.

12/20/2017

Brotherly Love: CBS3 Joy of Sharing Toy Fest Helps Military Families

Liberty USO is one of our partners in our Joy of Sharing Toy Fest.

12/13/2017

Brotherly Love: Collecting Toys for Boys and Girls Club

Brotherly Love: Collecting Toys for Boys and Girls Club

The CBS3 Joy of Sharing Toy Fest is collecting hundreds of gifts for excited children at the Boys and Girls Club of Camden County.

12/06/2017

Brotherly Love: CBS3 Joy of Sharing Toy Fest Helps Salvation Army

Brotherly Love: CBS3 Joy of Sharing Toy Fest Helps Salvation Army

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.

11/29/2017

Brotherly Love: Driving Attention To Vets With ’69 Camaro

A Philadelphia man is using a classic car to spread a message, and he’s spreading the word on the job.

11/14/2017

Brotherly Love: Teen Music Lounge

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.

11/01/2017

Brotherly Love: Chesco Mom, Daughter Solve Missing Rings Mystery

Brotherly Love: Chesco Mom, Daughter Solve Missing Rings Mystery

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.

10/25/2017

Brotherly Love: Pop-Up Costume Shop At CHOP

It’s less than two weeks until Halloween, and that means stores are packed with potential princesses and superheroes.

10/18/2017

Brotherly Love: Man & Teen Become ‘Bald Brothers’

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.

10/04/2017

Brotherly Love: The You Matter Marathon

A Montgomery County woman is holding a “marathon,” no running required, just a stack of cards and a smile.

09/27/2017

Brotherly Love Jenkintown Bands Join Hurricane Relief

Brotherly Love: Jenkintown Bands Join Hurricane Relief

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.

09/20/2017

Brotherly Love: Kindergartners, Preschoolers Help Texas School Reboot

Some Chester County preschoolers and kindergarteners are helping a flooded Houston school get back on track. They understand what kids need.

09/13/2017

Brotherly Love: Family's Colorful RV Houston-Bound

Brotherly Love: Family’s Colorful RV Houston-Bound

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.

09/06/2017

Brotherly Love: Hunger Action Month

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.

08/30/2017

Brotherly Love: Farming For A Food Bank

A farm in West Chester is showing how much good can be done on just a little land. 

08/16/2017

Brotherly Love: Making Fantastic Friends

Brotherly Love: Making Fantastic Friends

Marissa Hacker is 21 and started the first Fantastic Friends chapter when she was only 15, inspired by her twin brother Matt.

08/09/2017

Brotherly Love: CHOP DROP, A Gift From Grateful Girls

This summer, CHOP DROP is back at it and it’s officially a nonprofit.

07/26/2017

Brotherly Love: Healing Help For Refugees And Immigrants

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.

06/21/2017

Brotherly Love: Rebuilding Together on a Philly Block

Brotherly Love: Rebuilding Together on a Philly Block

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.

06/14/2017

Brotherly Love: In Grief, A Message Signed Love, Clara

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.

05/31/2017

Brotherly Love: How Dinner Helps Young Strangers Bond Over Grief

These young people say they didn’t find comfort in traditional bereavement groups. So over food and wine, they are creating their own.

05/17/2017

Brotherly Love: Teaching Girls The Queen’s Code

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.

05/10/2017

Brotherly Love: Kids Help Write Songs Of Kindness for New CD

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.

04/27/2017

Brotherly Love: Woman With MS Gets Disabled Moving

When a Delaware athlete became a paraplegic, she thought her athletic days were over. They weren’t.

04/12/2017

Brotherly Love: Man With Paralysis Helps Others

A Philadelphia man could have let a devastating injury slow him down. He didn’t. He’s getting young people moving.

04/05/2017

Brotherly Love: Giving Away Trash Grabbers To Fight Litter

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.

03/29/2017

Brotherly Love: Clinic Volunteers Treat Patients Free In Chester County

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.

03/22/2017

Brotherly Love: Disabled People Learn To Cook With Confidence

A Philadelphia pilot program is helping people with disabilities learn to cook, and wait till you see where it is.

03/08/2017

Brotherly Love: Seniors Read To Students

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.

03/01/2017

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