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Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput announces the start of the annual Catholic Charities Appeal and its goal for this year.
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Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Appeals To Community To Get Behind One Of The Largest Fundraising Campaigns Of The Year

A packet in the mail and homilies preached during Masses the second weekend of February will appeal to families in the archdiocese to get behind the largest fundraising effort of the year.

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Local Sports Legend To Auction Off Some Memorabilia For Charity

A Philadelphia sports legend is auctioning some of his memorabilia collection to benefit his charity.

01/17/2015

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App Allows People To Raise Money For Charity While Working Out

If your New Year’s resolution involves running, cycling or walking, there’s an app for your phone that might help maintain the motivation and raise money for charity in the process.

01/04/2015

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Money Collected By Salvation Army Bell Ringers Helps Others All Year

The Salvation Army bell ringers collect spare change during the holidays to help those in need, AND that money is a portion of what’s raised to help people all year.

12/14/2014

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Charity Report: An Organization’s Finances Are Only One Piece Of The Puzzle When It Comes To Giving

Thinking of donating this holiday season? If you’re basing how much trust you place in a charity on finances alone, you’re making a mistake.

12/12/2014

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Philadelphia Region Apparently Filled With Scrooges When It Comes To Donating To Charity

A new report reveals that while the United States is the world’s most charitable country, residents of Delaware, Pennsylvania and especially New Jersey aren’t quite as giving as those in other regions of the country.

12/04/2014

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SugarHouse Employees Donate To Less Fortunate

It’s that time of year where SugarHouse employees board the Sugar Express to help those who are less fortunate.

11/26/2014

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Brotherly Love: Non-Profit Michael’s Way Vies For $100K Prize

A Philly non-profit is in the running for a big gift that could help hundreds of families dealing with a medical crisis.

11/19/2014

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How To Benefit From Donating A Car To Charity

Donating your old car to charity can be both generous and tax beneficial – if done correctly.

11/13/2014

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Google And Its CEO Donating To Fight Against Ebola

Google is launching a campaign to help fight Ebola by contributing $2 for every dollar people donate to a slew of nonprofits such as Save the Children and the Doctors Without Borders. Separately, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page’s Family Foundation is donating another $15 million.

11/11/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 4

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/04/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Attorney Gen. Biden Warning Del. Residents About Ebola-related Scams

The warning comes after the Better Business Bureau reported fraudulent websites purporting to be soliciting donations for the fight against Ebola have been reported in New York.

10/29/2014

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Where To Donate In The Fight Against Ebola

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest in history, affecting numerous countries and thousands of people and resulting in at least 4,000 deaths so far. Unfortunately, health care professionals and volunteers helping […]

10/16/2014

Chris McElwee of Fort Washington started the non-profit Michael's Way in 1996 for his brother Michael who died at the age of 25 after losing his battle with leukemia. (credit: Michaels Way)

Philadelphia Area Children’s Charity Among 4 Finalists For Major Award

KYW’s John McDevitt reports a Philadelphia-based charity is among the finalists and needs your help to win.

10/11/2014

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Philadelphia Area Children’s Charity Nominated For Major Award

Three other charities are in the running for the award, but Chris says Michael’s Way stands out because 100% of the donations received go directly to cancer patients.

10/08/2014

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