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Brotherly Love: Project Linus Has A Soft Spot For Children

Say the name Linus and who do you think of? Probably the Peanuts character who was always holding his blanket. The people behind Project Linus call themselves “blanketeers,” and it’s easy to see why.

05/20/2014

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Brotherly Love: Sister Cities Girlchoir

A choir is not just a choir. It’s a community. A singer is helping local young girls join choirs and find their voices in the hopes girls can change the world.

05/13/2014

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Brotherly Love: Jubilee Music Enrichment

A retired South Jersey woman could have started a side business teaching music. Instead, she’s giving lessons away for free.

04/22/2014

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Brotherly Love: Volunteer English Tutor

A retired lawyer is helping immigrants fully participate in American life through a Fairhill non-profit called Providence Center. Part of its mission is to provide English lessons to anyone who wants them.

04/15/2014

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Brotherly Love: Gifts For Children From Nifty Knitters

Some local senior citizens are turning their free time into free help for charity. It all started with a volunteer at an Elkins Park synagogue. She wanted to give senior citizens a place to socialize. Now the eight members are paying it forward.

04/08/2014

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Brotherly Love: Helping With Modest Needs

Small donations from a lot of people can change a life. That’s what a local cancer patient saw when she reached out for help.

04/01/2014

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Brotherly Love: The Baby Bureau

Nine-month-old Nadiya came into this world early, at a time when her family had only one income.

03/18/2014

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Brotherly Love: A College Experience For Intellectually Disabled Adults

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.

03/11/2014

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Brotherly Love: Photographer Gives Smiles With Free Baby Portraits

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.

03/04/2014

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Brotherly Love: “Just Two Boring People” Want To Help

Helping families going through hard times is the mission of a charitable South Jersey couple. The couple jokingly calls their project Just Two Boring People, but the couple is serious about pulling together people for good.

02/25/2014

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Brotherly Love: The Lord’s Pantry of Downingtown

This Downingtown charity opens its doors several times a week, getting more than half a million pounds of food to people who need it.

02/11/2014

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Brotherly Love: Fashion at Home at Project HOME

Helping the homeless one sale at a time. That’s the mission of a thrift boutique in the trendy neighborhood of Fairmount.

01/14/2014

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Brotherly Love: Theft At Women’s Charity Brings Help

Career Wardrobe’s store on Spring Garden Street, The Wardrobe Boutique, is full of fashion: clothes, accessories and bags, all donated to raise money for other women.

01/07/2014

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Brotherly Love: Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

A retired Bucks county schoolteacher is collecting diapers to help mothers living in poverty.

01/01/2014

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Brotherly Love: Stockings for Soldiers

Tens of thousands of troops are spending the holidays far from home. But some local volunteers want them to know they’re not forgotten.

12/24/2013

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