Philadelphia Futures is a non-profit that links mentors with low income, first-generation-to-college students, but the group provides more than just moral support.
Theresa Rose and a group of volunteers started Philly Stake in September 2010. It was a simple idea: Organize a homemade dinner and sell tickets. The money goes in a pot. During the meal, the diners read and hear about community projects, then vote.
A program at Temple University that uses maps, apps, and social networks to improve neighborhoods has gotten another infusion of cash.
A small community of Sikhs in Delaware County is reeling from the news that a gunman killed six people inside a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee.
In the aftermath of several gang-related killings, North Philadelphia community groups, and the police department gathered at the West Kensington Ministries at Norris Square on Thursday night for a workshop on gangs.
It’s a love-ly day in one North Philadelphia community.
The family of a PGW worker killed in natural gas explosion in Tacony is hoping to turn tragedy into triumph in an unconventional way.