Local Education Advocacy Group Marks 25 Years of College-Bound Success StoriesThe "Sponsor-a-Scholar" program of Philadelphia Futures provides mentoring and money to low-income, first-generation-to-college students.
Phillies To Join Media Celebs For Charity Bowling FundraiserSome of the Phillies will take off their spikes and lace on some bowling shoes tonight during an event for Philadelphia Futures.
High School, College Students Convene For Philadelphia Futures ConferenceThe 15th annual Philadelphia Futures Conference took place in University City Saturday.
Philadelphia Help-to-College Program Reaches MilestoneThe 25th anniversary edition of the “Step Up to College Guide” was released today, with a pep rally for students at Northeast High School.
With Guidance Counselors All But Gone, Philadelphia Students Scramble The funding crisis has caused the Philadelphia school district to slash the number of college guidance counselors.
Top ACT And SAT Prep In PhiladelphiaThere are many programs and courses offered in the Philadelphia area, both free and for a fee, that can help prepare you for SAT and ACT tests.
''Amy's Kisses'' Carries on Legacy of Haverford HS Grad By Helping KidsThe sister and the best friend of a slain New York State woman have teamed up to offer free SAT test prep services for kids who need it.
Local Organization Helping Students With College ExpensesPhiladelphia 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.
Impact Of NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State May Go Beyond University & FootballNCAA officials say their sanctions are meant to punish and correct Penn State's football program, but the impact is likely to extend much further.
After Sunday's Game, Some Phils Head To North Bowl For Fundraising EventSome Phillies will be taking part in games other than baseball Sunday night, for charity.
The Importance Of MentoringWith greater numbers of dysfunctional families and high poverty decreasing resources, a caring adult, a mentor, to encourage kids to stay in school and plan their futures is perhaps more important than ever.
Sun Life Financial Inc. Recognizes Philadelphia Nonprofits And 3 High School Seniors As Rising StarsSun Life Financial Inc. announced Philadelphia’s Sun Life Rising Star Awards Program winners Wednesday night.