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file photo of Lockheed Martin's facility in Colorado Springs. (credit: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

Lockheed Martin Departure Means Uncertainty For Bucks County Charity

A Bucks County youth mentoring program is expected to feel the fallout from Lockheed Martin’s decision to close its facility in Newtown and cut several hundred jobs.

11/20/2013

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Brotherly Love: ‘Bigs’ Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area Youth

For many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.

07/16/2013

Philadelphia Children’s Charity Faces Federal Grant Freeze After Inspection

The federal government’s Office of Justice Programs is requiring the Philadelphia-based nonprofit group to do a better job of managing and administering future grants to ensure that funds are not misspent.

06/25/2013

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Brotherly Love: ‘Bigs’ Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area Youth

For many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.

04/30/2013

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Philadelphia Nonprofit Serving Underprivileged Youth Shuts Down After 35 Years

Public-Private Ventures says it is a victim of the economy.

05/02/2012

(John Robinson, autopsy coordinator at Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, shows a human brain to Mastery Charter School students.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Students Get Real-World Look at Scientific Research — Brains And All

Students from the Mastery-Shoemaker charter school peered at slides of mouse brain cells, and even got to hold a human brain.

03/30/2012

(Surrounded by members of Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Philadelphia DA announces the "!00 Years, 100 Mentors" effort.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Pennsylvania DAs Band Together To Give A Hand To Big Brothers/Big Sisters

It’s called, “100 Years, 100 Mentors,” and it’s a partnership between the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association and the Big Brothers, Big Sisters State Association of Pennsylvania.

02/14/2012

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The Importance Of Mentoring

With greater numbers of dysfunctional families and high poverty decreasing resources, a caring adult, a mentor, to encourage kids to stay in school and plan their futures is perhaps more important than ever.

01/23/2012

(Some of the current participants in the "Big Brothers Big Sisters" program present for today's announcement.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Big Brothers-Big Sisters Targets Underprivileged Kids In North Philadelphia

The organization says it will work with the state and city to focus resources on the 24th, 25th, and 26th police districts.

12/20/2011

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