Haiti Earthquake

(Members of the "College All-Stars" show their basketball skills during a "Hoops For Haiti" fundraiser at the Meredith School in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

A South Philadelphia School Holds ‘Hoops For Haiti’ Fundraiser Event

The air was electric inside the gymnasium at the Meredith School as the children gathered to watch the Neumann-Goretti and College All-Star basketball players strut their stuff on the court.



Devon Prep Senior Connell White Visits Haiti To See Earthquake Aftermath

A student from a Chester County prep school traveled to Haiti and got a crash course in the real life aftermath of an earthquake.


Analysis: Social Media And Health Care

There is a very interesting new report in the New England Journal of Medicine which talks about social media being used to help in health care during the most critical times one can think of – during man made and natural disasters.


Facebook Diet

Social Media Helps Health Care

Social media helps facilitate health care during disasters.


(Photos by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Catholics Mark Anniversary Of Haitian Quake

Cardinal Justin Rigali celebrated mass today at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul to express spiritual union with the Haitian community on the eve of the earthquake a year ago.


(Photos by Steve Tawa)

Queen Village Schoolkids Raise Money For Haitian Schools

Each of the students at the William Meredith School, at 5th and Fitzwater Streets, donated $5 in exchange for learning some basketball skills and drills from local high school and college athletes.