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Brotherly Love: Third Annual ‘Shoes For Life Event’

When it comes to charity, a local group of girls aren’t just talking the talk, they’re walking the walk.

04/23/2013

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Brotherly Love: Mitzvah Magic Gives Back

Helping to grow a business while giving back to the community. It’s the brainchild of New Jersey business owner Cheryl Pliskin.

04/09/2013

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Brotherly Love: Chess Players Raise Funds For Nat’l Tournament

Sports championships are always big news. Chess championships, almost never. But volunteer coaches and their supporters are helping young chess players from Philadelphia travel to the big show.

04/02/2013

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Brotherly Love: Project SHINE Helping Immigrant Elders

Thousands of people immigrate to the United States every year. Elderly immigrants who don’t speak English can find themselves lonely in a new country. Now there’s a national effort to help, born in the city of brotherly love.

03/26/2013

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Brotherly Love: Project Chemo Crochet

Two Hatboro-Horsham High School teachers wanted to make blankets for cancer patients. They asked for a little help online, and it started pouring in.

03/19/2013

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Brotherly Love: Philly Stake Lets Diners Vote For Winners

Theresa Rose and a group of volunteers started Philly Stake in September 2010. It was a simple idea: Organize a homemade dinner and sell tickets. The money goes in a pot. During the meal, the diners read and hear about community projects, then vote.

03/14/2013

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Brotherly Love: Cleaning For A Reason

The last thing a cancer patient needs is housework to do. But many do it without help, until now. Dozens of cancer patients are getting a break at home thanks to some businesses who step up to clean up.

03/05/2013

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Brotherly Love: Bucks County Teen Creates Website For Causes

A Bucks County teen has created a whole new website for social causes.

02/26/2013

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Brotherly Love: Teaching Tech To High School Kids

President Obama has been encouraging high school students to major in engineering, science, or math. Now, a group of minority tech professionals has decided to take that one step further by giving weekend lessons to the next generation.

02/19/2013

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Brotherly Love: Sink Or Swim Philadelphia Helps Patients Pay Medical Bills

For the last year, a homegrown effort in Philadelphia has helped people get some relief from devastating medical bills. For a small amount of money, hundreds of people have made a difference.

02/12/2013

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Brotherly Love: Tutor And Student Bond Over Books

When people immigrate to the United States, it can be a challenge to learn English, especially as an adult. As Ukee Washington shows us, volunteers are donating their time and expertise to help.

02/05/2013

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Brotherly Love: Chester County’s Pajama Buddy

When a Chester County woman heard about homeless children who needed pajamas, she decided to do something about it. She’s like a Santa for sleepwear with the help of a lot of elves!

12/11/2012

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Brotherly Love: Happy “Hookers” Help With Hats

Children in hospitals across the area are getting handmade hats thanks to some senior citizens who made quite a name for themselves.

12/04/2012

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Brotherly Love: Teaching Rock To The Future

Inside a church in Fishtown, you can feel the noise, courtesy of Rock to the Future, a free afterschool program for underprivileged students ages 9 to 17.

11/27/2012

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Brotherly Love: After Sandy, Schools Help Schools

Most schools are open after Sandy, but that doesn’t mean the school year is back to normal for everyone.

11/22/2012