Brotherly Love

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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

Brotherly Love: The Blessing Bags Project Making Special Deliveries To Help Homeless

For the third year, two Chester County women are making some special deliveries on the streets of Philadelphia.

02/22/2017

Brotherly Love: 15-Hour Hockey Marathon

Next Friday, some middle school students are getting special permission to stay up late.

02/15/2017

Brotherly Love: “6th Man” Gives Away Basketballs

Michael is not just delivering legal documents. He is giving away hundreds of brand-new basketballs, no questions asked.

02/08/2017

Brotherly Love: Barber Takes Craft To The Streets For Homeless

A West Philadelphia hair stylist is hitting the streets to help the homeless. Brennon Jones’ barber shop is on the street.

02/01/2017

Brotherly Love: Disabled Volunteers Help Food Pantry

At the Cherry Hill Food Pantry, clients are treated like valued customers.

01/26/2017

Brotherly Love: Helping the Community Despite Disability

Fran Warner, volunteer coordinator for Meals on Wheels, said, “Everybody’s working together and working happy. It’s just a friendship.”

01/18/2017

Just Be Kind

Brotherly Love: Teen’s Message Is Just. Be. Kind.

A high school senior in Montgomery County says she has seen too much bullying in the world.

01/11/2017

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Brotherly Love: 100-Year-Old Woman Knits Scarves For Strangers

In Voorhees, a retired woman is passing the time by sending some cozy comfort to strangers.

01/04/2017

Brotherly Love: Seniors Embrace Artistic Talents To Create Memorial

An occupational therapist is bringing her artistic talents to some Philadelphia senior citizens.

01/04/2017

Brotherly Love: Backup for Military Families

Many military families struggle at this time of year. The CBS3 Joy of Sharing Toy Fest is helping the troops through the USO.

12/14/2016

Brotherly Love: Couple Adopts Four Families at Salvation Army

We caught up with a couple that has adopted four Salvation Army families, 21 people in all, from five months old to adult.

12/07/2016

Brotherly Love: A Day With Chase

A Philadelphia mom and dad who lost their son only 5 months into a pregnancy want to help grieving parents make the memories they can, while they can.

11/10/2016

Brotherly Love: Driving Away The Cold In Chester

Across our area, people who bought a car in September got to make a difference, and they might not even know it.

11/02/2016

Brotherly Love: At New Café, You Pay What You Can

Wednesday was the grand opening of a grand gesture in West Philadelphia: EAT Café.

10/26/2016

Brotherly Love: Superhero-Themed 5K Honors Boy’s Memory

A Bucks County family who lost a child this spring is facing thousands of dollars in medical bills. A stranger stepped up, creating a 5K with a special theme.

10/05/2016

Brotherly Love: Famous Visitor Inspires County’s Food Drive

Last year, Pope Francis stayed at St. Charles Borromeo seminary in Lower Merion for a night and Montgomery County officials wanted to give the visiting pontiff a tangible thank-you.

09/29/2016

Brotherly Love: Once Homeless, Man Becomes Volunteer Teacher

Paul is a jokester, but he’s been through a lot.

09/21/2016

Brotherly Love: Helping Bianca’s Kids, In Her Memory

A South Jersey charity is granting wishes to thousands of children going through hard times.

CBS 3–09/07/2016

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