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.
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.