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.
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.
A retired South Jersey woman could have started a side business teaching music. Instead, she’s giving lessons away for free.
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.
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.
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.
Nine-month-old Nadiya came into this world early, at a time when her family had only one income.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.