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Brotherly Love: A Mother Sending Love And Hope

Almost three years ago, a Delaware Valley mother was going through one of the scariest times of her life. Her babies were born premature. Now, her children are doing well. That mom is reaching out to help other mothers.

10/21/2015

Brotherly Love: Chesco Farmers Market Employs Homeless

A new mobile farmers’ market has rolled into Chester County. Created by the non-profit Good Samaritan Shelter, it sells produce in areas where people might not be able to get it.

10/14/2015

Brotherly Love: Girls On The Run

Volunteers across Philadelphia are helping girls ages 8 to 13 grow to be capable and confident. They’re doing it through running. Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington met one of the dedicated volunteers.

10/07/2015

Brotherly Love: Shipping Container Becomes Medical Clinic For Africa

A Bucks County project is about to make a big difference for a poor village in Africa. As Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington shows us, the volunteers need just a little more help to get it there.

09/30/2015

Brotherly Love: Helping Children Of All Abilities

The World Meeting Of Families is meant for the whole family. That means helping children of all abilities be a part of this big week.

09/23/2015

Brotherly Love: Kids Create “Hearts 4 Hemophilia” Calendar

By Ukee Washington VOORHEES, N.J., (CBS) — Maybe you’ve seen two siblings going door to door in Voorhees. They’re not selling chocolate or popcorn. They’re selling a calendar very dear to their hearts. It all started […]

09/16/2015

Brotherly Love: Small Donations Grow Large For Blackwood Non-Profit

Less than a year ago, two South Jersey women looked around their community and saw people who needed help. They started collecting clothing and food to give away. They thought it would be a small project. But as Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington shows us, it’s grown very big very fast.

09/09/2015

Brotherly Love: Blind Brothers Reach For A Cure

The brothers, their sister, and parents helped start the Curing Retinal Blindness Foundation.

09/02/2015

Brotherly Love: Volunteers SHARE With the Hungry

A local non-profit that feeds the hungry is itself in need. It’s getting by with the help of a lot of hands.

08/26/2015

Brotherly Love: A Mailman’s School Supply Drive

A Delaware mailman, with the blessing of the U.S. Postal Service, is collecting for children he sees every day. To him, they’re family.

08/19/2015

Brotherly Love: Team Jaxson Helps Boy With Cancer

A community in Gloucester County is throwing their all into helping a child with cancer.

08/12/2015

Brotherly Love: Friar Bikes 500 Miles For Poor

A Franciscan friar is cycling hundreds of miles on a pilgrimage to help the poor. His latest stop is Philadelphia. Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington got a chance to meet the brother behind this Brotherly Love story.

08/05/2015

Brotherly Love: Market Owner Surprises Family With Food For A Year

A local grocery store owner wanted to help families in need, and he wanted it to be personal. Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington was there as the man surprised a family with a generous gift.

07/29/2015

Brotherly Love: Apartment Starter Kit Helps The Homeless

Volunteers of America, or VOA for short, serves 13,000 people, many homeless, every year.

07/22/2015

Brotherly Love: Free Yoga For Veterans, By A Veteran

A former Marine now living in South Jersey says yoga saved his life. Now, he’s offering free yoga classes to fellow veterans and their families. Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington got a chance to meet him in Cherry Hill.

07/15/2015

Brotherly Love: Delivering Words On Wheels

A community reading center in North Philadelphia is distributing thousands of brand-new children’s books with pedal power. Eyewitness News Anchor Ukee Washington has the story.

07/08/2015

Brotherly Love: Food Pantry Needs A Boost

One of Philadelphia’s oldest HIV and AIDS charities is hurting for help. The organization is called Bebashi. It gives a week’s worth of food to as many needy people as it can. But as I found on a trip there, the demand is outstripping supply.

07/01/2015

Brotherly Love: Donated New Bras Can Make A Difference

Many charities offer gently used business clothes to women struggling to get back on their feet. But women need more than a suit. A Cherry Hill couple is filling a need that can seem invisible.

04/22/2015

Brotherly Love: Recycled Rides Giving A Lift

Some Chester County high schoolers are doing a class assignment for more than a grade. They’re doing it to give a working father a lift.

04/01/2015

Brotherly Love: A Center For Children Thanks To Mom

Years ago, a Strawberry Mansion woman told her grown son that he and other men needed to do something to improve the community. He decided she was right. He started spreading brotherly love in a place dear to his heart.

03/04/2015

Brotherly Love: Scrabble Champ Coaches Kids To Succeed

John Green is a man of letters. He guides games of Scrabble at Julia Ward Howe Elementary School in Philadelphia.

02/11/2015

Brotherly Love: Helping A Coach With Cancer

A tight-knit community is coming together to help a Delaware County man fighting cancer. His neighbors say they’re giving back to a man who has given them and their children so much.

01/21/2015

Brotherly Love: A Mural Remembering Dr. King

With pep in their steps, Girard College’s Lower School Choir kicked off the day with their take on a classic civil rights song.

01/07/2015

Brotherly Love: Helping At A Holiday Party

During the holidays, some people like to donate food or money. Some people take it even further, throwing a party for people who otherwise might be forgotten. We met up with volunteers at a facility run by Kencrest, a non-profit that serves thousands with disabilities.

12/17/2014

Brotherly Love: Police Officer Helps Raise Money To Aid Those Staying At Ronald McDonald House

On Tuesday night at the Ronald McDonald House in University City, red and white stripe socks were high fashion.

12/10/2014

Brotherly Love: Sending Philadelphia To The Troops

If you’re going to get presents overseas by Christmas, you have to start early! So a couple hundred of Lower Merion School District students, military members, and volunteers hurried to Kelly’s Taproom in Bryn Mawr to pack presents for Pennsylvania and New Jersey soldiers in Afghanistan and east Africa.

12/03/2014

Brotherly Love: Making Quilts For Kids

A Bucks County non-profit helps tens of thousands of hospitalized children every year with an army of artists making quilts.

11/26/2014

Brotherly Love: Non-Profit Michael’s Way Vies For $100K Prize

A Philly non-profit is in the running for a big gift that could help hundreds of families dealing with a medical crisis.

11/19/2014

Brotherly Love: Non-Profit Uses Squash To Reach Kids

A free Philadelphia sports program is getting kids off the streets and onto the court. It’s not basketball, it’s not tennis. It’s squash.

11/12/2014

Brotherly Love: Putting Women On A Pathway To Independence

Domestic violence can steal a victim’s confidence and trust, and make them feel like they won’t ever succeed. But they can. In this week’s story of Brotherly Love, a non-profit is coaching women to be entrepreneurs.

11/05/2014

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