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Brotherly Love: One Man’s Walk For CHOP Around The Block

In December, a Montgomery County man did what a lot of people do around the new year. He resolved to walk every day. Then he had an idea, and it’s going to make a big difference for kids at CHOP.

02/24/2016

Brotherly Love: Volunteers Resurrect School Library

Philadelphia public schools have struggled to keep their libraries open, so a team of former educators and volunteers stepped up to get the books back in the hands of children.

CBS 3–02/17/2016

Brotherly Love: Bake Sale For Rare Cancer Research

A young girl in Gloucester County is holding a Valentine’s Day bake sale to raise money for a research fund into the rare cancer that took the life of her grandmother.

02/10/2016

Brotherly Love: Young Cancer Survivor Sells Her Book To Fund Cure

Five and a half years ago, Eyewitness News introduced you to an 11-year-old girl who wrote a children’s book about her fight with cancer. Now that young author is a high school junior, and she’s selling the book to raise money for children like her.

02/03/2016

Brotherly Love: Women Build Week at Habitat for Humanity

This week, women volunteers are putting on jeans and grabbing power tools to help Habitat for Humanity. They call it Women Build Week.

01/27/2016

Brotherly Love: A Commuter Changing Lives

A Montgomery County commuter who sees homeless people almost every day decided she wanted to help, personally. So now, she stops to deliver clothing and supplies to people, and she’s encouraging other people to do the same.

01/20/2016

Brotherly Love: Auto Repair Shop Seeking Veteran To Receive Free SUV

A Blue Bell auto repair shop wants to give a refurbished vehicle to a veteran, and it wants the public to help choose the lucky winner. This isn’t the first time these mechanics have given veterans such a big gift.

01/13/2016

Brotherly Love: A Personalized Tool As A Gift For Veterans

A Haddonfield man has honored thousands of veterans and their families across the country with an unusual gift. He calls it the Honor Your Hero Project. His gift is both handy and heartfelt.

01/06/2016

Brotherly Love: Retiree Buys Dozens of Toys for Salvation Army

This December, CBS3 is asking for your help to make the holidays happy for thousands of children. We call it the Joy of Sharing Toy Fest. Even a single toy helps. We talked to a retiree who gives way more than one.

12/16/2015

Brotherly Love: CBS 3’s Holiday Help for Veterans

CBS 3 is happy to be helping veterans this holiday season. We’re collecting toys, some of which are going to members of the USO. Our Kate Bilo talked to one of those families in this week’s story of Brotherly Love.

12/09/2015

Brotherly Love: CBS3 Collecting Gifts For Boys And Girls Club

For decades, the Boys and Girls Club has been a safe place for children to go after school. As part of the CBS3 Joy of Sharing Toy Fest, they hope they can give the children a very happy holiday with toys.

12/03/2015

Brotherly Love: Brass Band And Food Baskets In North Philadelphia

For more than 20 years, a North Philadelphia high school has made it a mission to give its neighbors a good Thanksgiving.

11/25/2015

Brotherly Love: Man Gifts House To Habitat For Humanity

A man who grew up in Norristown invested some money to buy a house in his old neighborhood. He could have flipped it. Instead, he’s giving it away to a good cause.

11/18/2015

Brotherly Love: Havertown Girl Says “Live Nice”

A Havertown fourth grader is trying to make the world a better place with the power of words. Two words, to be exact.

11/11/2015

Brotherly Love: Operation Warm Gives New Coats And Smiles

A local non-profit founder says every child deserves a brand-new winter coat. This month, this Chadds Ford non-profit will serve its two millionth child. We caught up with them in Wilmington.

11/04/2015

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

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