A college experience might seem out of reach for adults with intellectual disabilities. But thanks to a program at Temple University, some of those people are finding themselves on campus and in class.
A local photographer says every parent deserves a beautiful portrait of their baby. So she found a unique way to help low-income parents: offering free photo sessions.
This Downingtown charity opens its doors several times a week, getting more than half a million pounds of food to people who need it.
Helping the homeless one sale at a time. That’s the mission of a thrift boutique in the trendy neighborhood of Fairmount.
A retired Bucks county schoolteacher is collecting diapers to help mothers living in poverty.
Tens of thousands of troops are spending the holidays far from home. But some local volunteers want them to know they’re not forgotten.
Friends of a South Jersey woman with cancer have teamed up to raise funds for her treatment.
The Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner started 20 years ago. It was small, fewer than a couple dozen people.
Tawanda Jones of Camden says no child should be written off. She says they all have the power to be sophisticated and distinguished citizens.
You might think the season of giving is Thanksgiving or Christmas. In Pitman, Gloucester County, the season of giving is Halloween, and those who give get quite a treat in return.
People who are recovering from addiction need help and support, but often that help is hard to find, especially for women. So, a Prospect Park woman started a place for them and she created it in the name of a friend who disappeared.
Lots of kids love sports, but those with disabilities want often can’t take part. This fall, baseball is being played on a new field in Cherry Hill, one that includes everybody regardless of ability.
That was the beginning of what Trish calls A Soldier’s Hands. She and an army of volunteers wrap donated hand creams, lip balms, candy. Everything goes in a colorful bag and is tied with a bow. Every gift also comes with a letter. She gets hundreds written by school children.
When Hussain Al-Hindi and his brothers went to see his father’s grave at Greenlawn Cemetery in Chester, they could barely see the headstone. They are now working together to bring Greenlawn Cemetery back to life.
Eric Iraheta was only 13 when he met his future wife, a gregarious girl named Sarah. They were instantly best friends, but just friends.