For the last year, a homegrown effort in Philadelphia has helped people get some relief from devastating medical bills. For a small amount of money, hundreds of people have made a difference.
When people immigrate to the United States, it can be a challenge to learn English, especially as an adult. As Ukee Washington shows us, volunteers are donating their time and expertise to help.
When a Chester County woman heard about homeless children who needed pajamas, she decided to do something about it. She’s like a Santa for sleepwear with the help of a lot of elves!
Children in hospitals across the area are getting handmade hats thanks to some senior citizens who made quite a name for themselves.
Inside a church in Fishtown, you can feel the noise, courtesy of Rock to the Future, a free afterschool program for underprivileged students ages 9 to 17.
This Thanksgiving, more than 100 families will eat a meal delivered with love from “Honey” and her angels.
On a warm sunny day, the Ventnor Community Building and lawn filled with volunteers wanting to replace what Sandy took away.
Klein JCC calls it “Cook for a Friend.” In kitchens across the area, hundreds of volunteers cook up to 50,000 meals a year for homebound senior citizens.
In Eddystone, a trio of brothers is asking the community to step up and help others, especially sick kids.
When Joey Cintron was 16, he was at a party when the cops showed up.
It’s hard being a teenager with a disability, especially if your dream is being in theater. Now, one woman who lived that is providing free acting and singing lessons for dozens of disabled young people.
When runners finish a big race, they usually get medals, each one a literal badge of honor. Some runners are donating their medals to young people going through cancer treatment.
Terry Dougherty is a hero to the troops and their children. The South Jersey teacher has gathered a small army of volunteers to help military children do well in school.
Two grandparents are looking to make life better for children with disabilities. They’re inspired by their own grandson, and they’ve already made a big difference.
A West Philadelphia man who served time in prison has a new lease on life. He recently won a Knight Foundation award for his work inspiring young people.