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.
A Radnor-based charity has helped thousands of people raise millions to ease the burden of a medical crisis.
Eric Iraheta was only 13 when he met his future wife, a gregarious girl named Sarah. They were instantly best friends, but just friends.
Young Stanley Edwards was full of life. Now, he lives on in college students, thanks to his West Chester parents and a lot of brotherly love.
A partnership between a dance studio, physical education professionals, and a couple of loving parents has given disabled children a chance to be like other kids.
In a world that seems to be full of cell phones and iPads, it’s easy to forget that not everyone has a computer. But one Chester County charity is eager to change that.
In partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, a non-profit in Chester County matches a child with a horse, a new friend who joins them in their journey, step by step.
For years, Cradles to Crayons has been collecting emergency clothes and supplies for children from birth to age 12. But their students won’t get a good start to the school year without some help.
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.
A Philly dog born with a rare abnormality has captured the hearts of people across the country. Now, he has become an “ambassador” for children who share his condition.
One of the hungriest sections of Philadelphia is getting not only food, but healthy food, thanks to the efforts of a Mt. Airy woman and her volunteers.
The whole idea started with some young supporters of MANNA, the Philadelphia organization that makes meals for people with life-threatening illnesses. They gave us a taste of the upcoming competition.
Volunteers in South Jersey have sparked a reading and writing revolution among school children.
A triathlon is a grueling test of physical stamina, but in some cases, it’s not just well-conditioned athletes taking part.